April 22, 2024
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Wi-Fi installed at North Korean hotel, pictures confirm

Hidden network facilitates web access from Pyongyang hotel, source says

A Wi-Fi internet access point has been installed at Pyongyang's Potonggang Hotel, a September-dated photo obtained by NK News shows.

The rare Wi-Fi system, first reported by AP journalist Eric Talmadge last month, broadcasts a hidden signal allowing approved users at the hotel to gain online access, a source who visited the hotel explained.

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