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Alphabet, Bharti Airtel to bridge India's digital divide with frickin' laser beams

Pascal Monett Silver badge

"the notoriously foggy San Francisco Bay area"

Fog. Millions upon millions of tiny droplets of water floating in the air.

Does that mean that heavy rain can also potentially cut, or severely diminish, performance of the laser beam ? Because if so, then any place that has a monsoon season is going to need a backup plan, as in a fiber link.

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