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….

DPRK Cell-phone dialing codes

A post on NKEconWatch has some hard-to-find information about cell phone dialing codes in North Korea. The details show how basic communications controls exist based on the type of account…

Govt to produce own 3G handsets

North Korea is planning to begin producing its own 3G handsets, according to a report from telecom-analyst TeleGeography, which in turn quotes the Chosun Simbo. Source: “Govt to produce own…

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