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3G Network Service Now Available on Mount Everest

Until recently, people in the Mount Everest area were restricted to satellite phones and a voice-only mobile network. But a Nepalese telecommunications company has now extended 3G wireless service to Mount Everest: The coverage would reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, company head Pasi Koistinen, said. He added that this had not been tested yet. The [...]