He climbed to the summit 9th time and this time, he set a record by tweeting ‘first tweet ever’ from the top of the world i.e. from the summit of ‘Mount Everest’.
Though 3G Signal was weak, how ever he had managed to send first tweet from the Mount Everest.
Samsung sponsored Kenton Cool to use its new most powerful smartphone “Samsung Galaxy S II”, to make the first 3G call and tweet from the summit of Mount Everest. However it had been great if he had enabled location service on, in his new “Samsung Galaxy S II”.
And micro-blogging site Twitter also said, Kenton Cool has tweeted first tweet from the Mount Everest. Twitter tweeted, “Wow, @KentonCool managed to send the 1st Tweet from an Everest summit. Where's the craziest place you've ever tweeted?”
Not only Kenton but Samsung also set a record, “Samsung Galaxy S II” was unboxed in Mount Everest for the first time. Kenton was with his new “Samsung Galaxy S II”. And Samsung says, “extreme unboxing of Samsung Galaxy S II on Mount Everest”
Watch Video : Kenton Cool unboxes the Samsung Galaxy S II on Everest
Note: This video is about unboxing “Samsung Galaxy S II” on Everest.
In October 2010, A private Nepali telecom company Ncell took high speed Internet facilities to the top of the world. Ncell launched Nepal's first 3G services at the base camp of Mount Everest.
In order to make the 3G services available to locals and trekkers in the Khumbu area, Ncell has set up nine base stations -- in Lukla, Namche, Khumjung, Thame, Syanboche, Thyangboche, Kalapatthar, Phakding and Gorakshep.
P.S. I don’t know how many Nepali Papers got this story ?
Image via: Cool’s Twitter
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