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NKorea loosens restrictions on foreign cellphones

North Korea is loosening some restrictions on foreign cellphones by allowing visitors to bring their own phones into the country. However, security regulations still prohibit mobile phone calls between foreigners ...

Jan 21, 2013
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NKorea to allow mobile Internet for foreigners

(AP)—North Korea will soon allow foreigners to tweet, Skype and surf the Internet from their cellphones, iPads and other mobile devices in its second relaxation of controls on communications in recent weeks. However, North ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Kim Jong-Un and the mystery smartphone

A picture of North Korea's Kim Jong-Un with a smartphone has triggered fevered speculation about which brand is favoured by the leader of one of the world's most repressive nations.

Feb 05, 2013
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The challenge of Googling North Korea

What is one of the world's most prominent advocates of Internet freedom doing in a country where unregulated access to information is generally either impossible or criminal?

Jan 09, 2013
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Mobile phones ring in growth in emerging markets

Once just a simple telecommunications tool, the mobile telephone has in recent years become a driver of economic growth in emerging countries, experts said at one of the industry's biggest fairs.

Oct 07, 2009
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NKorea allows limited Internet cell phone service

(AP) -- North Korea has begun limited Internet service for mobile phone users, a government Web site reported, months after launching an advanced network in cooperation with an Egyptian telecommunications company.

May 22, 2009
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Globe Talk: Intel's WiMax push

From being able to go online at the local Starbucks to surfing the World Wide Web from an airport, there's no denying that once you get connected wirelessly, there's no going back.

May 26, 2006
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Globe Talk: Calling up African deals

There is renewed enthusiasm for the mobile-phone industry in developing countries following the announcement earlier this week that Africa's biggest mobile company will buy out a Dubai-based rival.

May 05, 2006
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Stake tussle erupts on Hutch India network

The two-month-long battle for control at Hutchison-Essar, the Indian cellular venture of the Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Group, increased its tempo this week with Hutchison Whampoa also jumping into the race for control ...

Apr 28, 2006
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