The Olympics are back on KCTV

North Korean television began televising competition from the recently-concluded Tokyo Olympics last week. Korean Central Television launched coverage in its late afternoon sports slot between 4pm and 5pm on Tuesday,…



Korean-language broadcasting in China

In several regions along North Korea’s northern border with China, Korean-language programming from Chinese broadcasters is available on television and radio. Unlike programming such as Voice of America, Radio Free…



5G at the Chinese border?

The Daily NK reported this week that said North Korea is planning to install a 5G wireless network along its northern border with China. The network will link security cameras…






New Life for the Third Network

When hundreds of houses and apartments were completed last year, North Korean media showed residents entering their new homes, welcomed with a pile of household goods. On the wall of…













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