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First Tweet from Mt. Everest’s Peak, Delivered via Galaxy S II

Written on May 09, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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British mountaineer, Kenton Cool, is the first man to post a tweet from 29,000 feet above. Thanks to Samsung's Galaxy S II.

British mountaineer, , became the first person to post a tweet atop . He also made a 3G call via the new 3G-enabled phone mast, installed by Nepali mobile carrier – Ncell – at the Everest base camp last October 2010. Kenton Cool has climbed the mountain eight times, but was not able to share the excitement of the experience before.

“I’ve climbed Everest before but have never been able to share the exhilaration and excitement I experience when I reach the top with those back home.”

However, the whole affair was a rare and impressive marketing ploy for . The call and tweet that Kenton Cool made were done via , and were designed to promote how great the handset is. Check out the whole experience at the video below.

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