Climber Tweets from Everest Summit

May 6th marked a significant day for Mount Everest. British climber, Kenton Cool, successfully tweeted from the summit of Mount Everest. From his twitter handle: @KentonCool, Cool told the world, "Everest summit no.9! 1st tweet from the top of the world thanks to a weak 3G signal and the awesome Samsung Galaxy S2 handset."

Ncell launched the 3G service on Everest last year. Because of Ncell, video calling is also available on Everest from the height of 5,000 meters. Video communication allows for climbers to have safer climbs and better communication from the side of the mountain to the base. Ncell has nine base stations on the mountain and plans to add five more to strengthen the signal on Everest.

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