February 25, 2024

Inside North Korea’s cell network: ex-Koryolink technical director reveals all

Tech. director reveals third network for elites' use; says cellphones unlikely to spark revolution

North Korea’s Koryolink cellphone network includes a “third” network for use by high officials, a surveillance system based on technology found outside the North, and sees surprisingly active internet usage patterns.

All this and more was revealed through an exclusive interview conducted by NK News with Ahmed El-Noamany, a former senior technical director of the network.