From SoftBank-Backed Altaeros Wants Blimps to Deliver “SaaS in the Sky”:

Altaeros aerostat
Altaeros aerostat

Altaeros Energies, a Somerville, MA-based startup, wants to help deliver broadband access to rural areas worldwide through tethered blimps, known as “aerostats,” that it will equip with wireless communications technologies. Photo courtesy of Altaeros.