Huawei on Mount Everest

Aaron Gould aaron1 at
Fri May 1 18:07:52 UTC 2020

You made me curious...

wow, I guess it would be great to be able to use cell/gps technology to communicate with and track a lost/endangered climber

-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG [ at] On Behalf Of John Levine
Sent: Friday, May 1, 2020 12:58 PM
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Subject: Re: Huawei on Mount Everest

In article <CAPLq3UMBY32ctWWSbNYd_QiXpHLb=YOxoXhBtacSeBRYEBO7JA at> you write:
>Why dont we leave the Everest alone? OTOH, we can now have tiktok
>videos and latest instagram posts from the summit.

Given how dangerous the ascent is, I would think it would be a good
thing for climbers to be able to check in and say whether they are OK.

I agree it's mostly a publicity stunt, though.

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