A group of five Democrats in the House are pushing for a significant increase in funding for wi-fi and cell signal in all of our National Parks. Located in rural areas, improving signal within the parks themselves may also give the surrounding area improved signal as well.
It is our firm belief that concealment and design should be a big consideration, as preserving the beauty of these parks is an absolute must.
“I’m not suggesting — nor do I think it’s appropriate — that you have wireless connectivity on the Colorado River as you go down the Grand Canyon. But if you’re on the south rim and you’re sitting on the deck of the El Tovar Hotel, then I think it’s perfectly appropriate that you might have wireless connectivity or at least be able to access your Facebook page and upload your photos,” National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis said.
The budget consideration is currently set to go to Congress on February 9th.