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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 ...

dateJan 21, 2013 in Telecom
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A look at North Korea's limited Internet capabilities

An hours-long Internet outage Tuesday in one of the world's least-wired countries was probably more inconvenient to foreigners than to North Korean residents, most of whom have never gone online. Even for wired Koreans south ...

dateDec 23, 2014 in Internet
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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 ...

dateFeb 22, 2013 in Telecom
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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.

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Other
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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?

dateJan 09, 2013 in Business
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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.

dateMay 22, 2009 in Telecom
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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.

dateMay 26, 2006 in Telecom
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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.

dateMay 05, 2006 in Telecom
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