April 2, 2007

Everest mobile call effort begins

roofworld.jpg According to the BBC, British born Rod Baber plans to climb Everest and then establish a world record by making a mobile call from the summit.

Weather permitting, the attempt to reach the peak of Everest is scheduled to take place in late May.

Making a phone call from the summit of Everest has become possible thanks to a mobile base station installed in China that has line of sight to the north side of the mountain."

Related: - SMS and MMS from the roof of the world

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