Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Huawei to Deploy GSM Base Station on Mt. Everest -- 6,500m

Huawei Technologies has been selected by China Mobile to install a new generation GSM Base Station on Mount Everest at an elevation of 6,500m (21,325ft). The base station will provide mobile network coverage for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Torch Relay Team that plans to reach the summit in time for the Olympic Games. The network will cover the base
camp on Everest and the main route to the mountain's summit.

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