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Balloon-Powered Internet for Arbaeen Pilgrims

Balloon-Powered Internet for Arbaeen PilgrimsBalloon-Powered Internet for Arbaeen Pilgrims

As part of efforts to provide communication services to pilgrims traveling to Iraq for the Arbaeen, Internet-beaming balloons will be launched along the way the pilgrims travel on foot, by car and buses.
A website Mookeb (Arabic for tent) has also been launched through which pilgrims and their families can follow news and notices as well as cultural content about the annual mourning ceremony.
The W-Fi balloons will be installed in collaboration with the Iraqi government.
 

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