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More details on Star Joint Venture

A couple of new details about Star JV, the company now responsible for North Korea’s connection to the global Internet, came to light this week. They were included in a…


Koryolink 2010 full-year results

Full-year results for Koryolink, North Korea’s only 3G cellular carrier, have been announced by Egypt’s Orascom Telecom. Orascom holds a 75 percent stake in Cheo Technology, which is the company…



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…


Dot-KP domain names are back

North Korea’s Dot-KP domain name system returned to the Internet in the last few days. (See the bottom of this post for updates.) Offline for months, the service has resumed…


KP domains could be back online soon

North Korea’s dot-kp domain space could be back on the Internet soon. Domain name servers responsible for dot-kp have been offline for several months as have a handful of websites…


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….


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