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Cellular Coverage & Exploratory Behaviour

Mt Fuji: there is coverage, naturally
 

Txting from the summit of Mt Fuji.

Despite, or perhaps because of being the tallest mountain in Japan – 3776 meters, someone decided to put base station up here (3G coverage map of Mt Fuji area, index of GSM Association coverage worldwide).

How does installing publically accessible communications infrastructure change the way people treat their environment? To what extent does it encourage exploration or exploitation by day trippers, explorers, settlers?