Google backs company aiming to internet-ize the rest of the world

I know people complain about not getting high-speed internet in their neighborhood, or having interference on their Clearwire or whatnot, but there are bigger problems. No, not global hunger and warfare, those are a little too big. I’m talking about the people in rural Argentina who have no access to the internet at all and no prospect of it. There’s something we can address! And O3B Networks is doing so, with the help of Google and other deep-pocketed backers.

They’re prepping 16 satellites as we speak that will work with cellular or WiMax-based stations to provide coverage to the other 3 billion people in the world who want those internets.