Well, at least they have to get off their asses to buy this stuff, right?
Actually, all successful companies do just that what you say. This is how it works. The obese too fat too move overweight wage slaves motivate the other 64% to get out of bed at 7 am, and move their asses, just to make sure there's enough MTV's and kitchen deliveries.
I'm not sure, but wouldn't it be feasible to install some cameras on top of the mountains that look to the valleys you want to observe? Is there any GSM coverage there? Then you have an internet connection to them. If this could suit your needs, it seems a lot cheaper.