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The #journey was long and arduous, but our #team had their head down and got the job done on #MountEverest . Everyone deserves #internet coverage – even those who live in remote areas. They have their #5G connection. Do you? Tell us where you’re waiting for yours in the comments!
Telecom companies China Mobile and Huawei have completed construction of the "Everest dual Gigabit network" according to a Huawei press release. The system, consisting of 5G base stations located at Everest Base Camp, Transition Camp, and Forward Camp, will provide cellular network speeds of over 1Gbps to one of the world's harshest and most remote regions.
The 5G network will be used for the planned 2020 re-measurement of Mt. Everest's height above sea level, and should improve communications infrastructure for future climbers. According to the press release, a team of a dozen specialists will be stationed "at an altitude of 5,300 meters and above to ensure smooth network operations."
In other words, the summit of Mt. Everest has better cell service than most American suburbs.
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced they are considering a name change. TGR photo. California’s Squaw Valley Resort announced it is considering renaming to delete the racist and sexist slur “Squaw” from its name, following the nationwide movement to remove symbols of racism and indigenous oppression. The Tahoe-area resort says it plans to enlist the help of local tribal leaders in ultimately making a decision on the matter. In a statement, the resort said, “As you likely know, the term
The bison charged the woman as she was trying to take a photo of it. Wikipedia photo. A woman was gored at Yellowstone National Park when she tried approaching a bison for a photo. Last Thursday, the 72-year-old woman was within 10 feet of the animal multiple times before it charged at her, goring her with its horns. The victim was flown to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center for further treatment for her sustained puncture wounds. In response the to incident, park biologists
We are beyond stoked to announce that TGR is opening a new retail store this July in Bozeman, Montana, offering shoppers the chance to purchase all their favorite TGR gear in a town already beloved by outdoor enthusiasts worldwide. If You Can't Wait To Get TGR Gear, Check out the TGR Online Shop TGR’s new 1,900-square-foot retail experience will offer all of the same exclusive gear available in the company’s flagship store in Jackson, Wyoming, including men’s, women’s and