The Internet is even on Mount Everest
In the interests of Internet users has conquered Mount Everest a private communications company Ncell. It has established the world's first apparatus for wireless internet on the world's highest mountain peak in the Himalayas.
"On the slopes of Mount Everest climbers in base camp (5300 meters above sea level) installed equipment for high-speed wireless Internet format, - he said on Friday in Kathmandu head Ncell Pasi Koistinen. - At this height, the connection will be carried out more quickly, it will become more affordable for the population of Nepal, as well as for climbers - conquerors of Everest. first video signal "was received today with this peak.
According Koistinen, equipment his company will allow climbers to freely use the World Wide Web during their ascent to the main peak of the world, sending Everest video clips and communicate with their friends via the internet at much cheaper rates than the satellite phone.
Currently, telecommunications acts on only one third of the territory of Nepal. Ncell Company, together with Nepalese investors, plans to spend $ 100 million in 2011 for the expansion of telecommunications networks in all regions of the country.