The Pros and Cons of Adding Wifi to Mount Kilimanjaro

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By Lindsay Rogers At an elevation of 19,341 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest free-standing mountain rise in the World, one that nearly 30,000 alpinists attempt to climb every year. Not one of those climbers has, for obvious reasons, ever had access to wifi on the mountain. But the year is 2022, and because “off-the-grid” very rarely means complete disconnection anymore, that’s about to change. Climbers now have access to high-speed internet on the mountain, which means they will be able connect to wifi “up to an altitude of 12,205 feet,” per NBC News. By the end of the year, …

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