Reader Participation Day: Will Expanded Wi-Fi Enhance The National Park Experience?

Repanshek, Kurt
February 2013
National Parks Traveler;2/6/2013, p1
The article focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of the U.S. National Park Service's proposal of introducing wireless service for cell phones and the Internet in the national parks of the U.S. Wireless service would quicken response to emergencies including vehicle accidents or visitor heart attacks and would reduce the Park Service's load by replacing printed park newspapers and brochures with downloadable e-versions. It also informs that free wifi would cause distractions in parks that would lead to disconnecting from a quality park experience.


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