So Long, Cell Towers
Wired News Report
12:20 PM Apr. 13, 2005 PT
The makers of "Stratellite," an airplane-like device, believe it will revolutionize the broadband and wireless industry -- if it ever gets off the ground.
Wisconsin communications company Sanswire unveiled its almost-finished prototype of a hard-framed, unmanned airship designed to fly in the stratosphere 13 miles above the earth and send broadband and mobile phone signals to an area the size of Texas.