North KoreansPosted by: admin | Posted on: March 5, 2012
In North Korea, mobile subscribers can now access the Internet. This happened a few months after the launch of a cellular network, the third generation, carried out in collaboration with the Egyptian telecommunications company, reported Kompyulenta. About that, see if this service in several cities across the country or just in Pyongyang, while not specified. Members of the new service can go online through their "Tubes" and visit the site Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). And only him. Those who looks at a site with a conventional computer can not only read the news, but also listen to online broadcasts of folk music receive information about books, art and investment in the North Korean economy.
But whether these opportunities are available to subscribers of cellular, not reported. A network of 3G has been deployed in North Korea in December, with the assistance of Orascom Telecom. First residents of the country enjoyed the cellular communication very short time – until 2004, when mobile phones were banned without explanation. By the end of March, there were 20 thousand cell subscribers, including foreigners. Koreans not allowed to contact the mobile phone to the outside world, while for foreigners, no such restriction – they use special telephone networks.