About the Author
Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.
Following news broken on this site that North Korea is allowing foreign tourists to keep their cellphones throughout tours of the country, NK NEWS can now exclusively reveal the pricing structure that network operator KoryoLink will be providing services at. Kyodo News have also published video of the first foreigners using the tourist service at Sunan airport:
By purchasing a Koryolink SIM card (currently only available at Pyongyang's Sunan airport and soon at international class hotels), tourists will be able to make international calls from North Korea throughout their visit. But as had been expected, tourists will not be able to make calls to local Korean citizens on the domestic network.