All of the TeliaSonera/Ncell 3G base stations in the Mount Everest region run on solar or solar hybrid power
"Guess where I'm calling from..." - using the new 3G network high in the Mount Everest region
The highest 3G base station is located at an altitude of 5,200 meters and gives locals, trekkers, and climbers access to a mobile phone network wherever on the great mountain they may be
Users can enjoy connection speeds of up to 5Mbps on the new 3G network in the Mount Everest region
Updating Facebook from high in the mountain range
TeliaSonera has confirmed that those at the summit will be able to update their Facebook profile with a photo from the top of the world
Cream brought the country blues classic Sittin' on top of the world to an international audience in the late 1960s... and now you can watch it on YouTube while you're sitting there. Through its subsidiary Ncell, the Swedish telecommunications group TeliaSonera has launched 3G services in the Mount Everest area of Nepal – which makes the company the providers of the world's highest mobile data service.
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