Wednesday, December 9, 2015

NPS Plans to Increase Cell Service in Parks

The National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial on August 26, 2016 and park officials are scrambling to bring new technology to its more than 400 parks including high-speed cell and WiFi service to such places as the Grand Canyon and Yosemite. More than 275 million visitors enjoy America’s national parks annually.

“We are looking to help people to pick up their own signal when they are there with their mobile device,” NPS Associate CIO Shane Compton told in an exclusive online interview. Compton said the park service is developing a plan that would bring high-speed connections to all national parks by the centennial. Continue Reading

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