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North Korea’s mobile subscriber market continues to grow strongly from a small base

North Korea possesses an underdeveloped yet growing market which has markedly improved in recent years as noted by growing mobile penetration. North Korea’s telecoms infrastructure developed largely through foreign investment, most significantly by Thai investors and more recently, Egyptian telecoms … Continue reading

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Foreign owners lose control of North Korea’s largest mobile operator

North Korea possesses an underdeveloped yet growing market which has markedly improved in recent years as noted by growing mobile penetration. North Korea’s telecoms infrastructure developed largely through foreign investment, most significantly by Thai investors and more recently, Egyptian telecoms … Continue reading

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As North Korea passes 2.5 million 3G subscribers, the country’s internet crashes

The development of the telecoms sector in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is seriously impeded by the country’s parlous economic state and the regime’s general repression of communications. The DPRK is among the most centrally administrated and isolated economies … Continue reading

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3G passes 1 million subscribers while new leadership maintains tight control over communications in North Korea

The development of the telecoms sector in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is seriously impeded by the country’s parlous economic state and the regime’s general repression of communications. The DPRK is among the most centrally administrated and isolated economies … Continue reading

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North Korea telecommunications network expansion

North Korea is expanding its telecoms network nationwide and deploying fibre-optic cables to link the capital Pyongyang to all of the republic’s provinces. Wireless networks are supposedly ‘being established on a national scale’, while a fibre network is being rolled … Continue reading

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