“More than two weeks after Hurricane Maria struck, millions of Puerto Ricans are still without access to much-needed communications services. That’s why we need to take innovative approaches to help restore connectivity on the island. Project Loon is one such approach.”

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai referencing Alphabet’s broadband balloon project which beams LTE signals to earth from a 65,000 foot orbit. The Commission gave an experimental license to the company in an effort to aid the country which still has 79 percent of its cell sites out of service.