The Death of Solitude

May 12, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Can you hear me now? I hope not. More cell phone towers — ubiquitous in the U.S. landscape — are likely in the works for Yellowstone National Park, which so far has been slow to respond to the insatiable demand for connectedness. “Yellowstone spokesman Al Nash said Monday the park, under pressure from companies seeking an edge to serve its 2.8 million annual visitors, is developing ‘an environmental assessment for wireless communications.'” Rita Beamish of the Associated Press.