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Pyongyang Earth Station

In Pyongyang’s eastern suburb of Sadong lies one of North Korea’s gateways with the world. The satellite earth station, pictured below, links the country with international communications satellites. Construction of…




Orascom CEO meets Kim Jong Il

The CEO of Egypt’s Orascom Telecom was given a dinner in his honor hosted by Kim Jong Il on Sunday night, KCNA reported on Monday. (Scroll down for updates) Naguib…


North Korea tops 3G ranking

The late start of cellular telephony in North Korea has brought the country at least one advantage: it leads the world in 3G adoption. An impressive 99.9 percent of all…



Koryolink Q3 2010 results

Third-quarter financial results for Koryolink have been announced by majority-owner Orascom Telecom and what a quarter it was! The network managed record growth and revenue, thanks largely to network expansion….


KCTV moving on Thaicom-5

Korean Central Television (KCTV) is moving transponders on the Thaicom-5 satellite at the end of this month. Anyone receiving the channel via satellite will have to retune to continue watching….


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