It isn't a passive refusal to adapt to technology and join with to modern world, as numerous daily tweets would have you think; the Luddites sought to understand technology even as they attempted to resist it.
The main reason this is the case has to do with the signal interacting with a particular layer of the atmosphere known as the ionosphere, and how this interaction changes from the nighttime to the daytime.
Where the internet has failed, the Outernet hopes to succeed. It's working to get a new breed of satellite-based communication off the ground, promising to give even the most remote corners of the globe access to the web.
I have seen the future of high definition displays and lo, it is glorious. Not to mention rollable, foldable, and clearly superior to the LCD or LED or really every other panel technology available today.