In a push to provide Internet access to some of the four million people in the world who to not have access to it, Facebook and Google are partnering up on efforts to implement balloon and drone aircraft to blanket coverage to the earthbound sans The Web.

Google's Project Loon kicked off in 2013 to link balloons with ground stations to provide Internet to the poor while Facebookis developing huge solar powered drones (code named Aquila) for the same purpose.