If you are planning a trip to Mount Everest, you may want to take your smartphone or laptop with you, as it seems that the summit of Mount Everest now has 3G web connectivity.
Ncell, which is part of Swedish Phone giant TeliaSonera has set up a high speed 3G phone base station at 17,000 feet near Gorakshep village in Everest.
So I guess those climbers wont have to take satellite phones anymore, they can just take thier iPhone or Android handset instead. Have a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.
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