North Korea has two million 3G subscribers

  • Nearly two million North Koreans now use 3G, according to a blog that focuses on technology news in the country.

    The figure been confirmed by North Korea's sole 3G provider, Koryolink, which is a tie-up between Egyptian telecoms firm Orascom and the North Korean government.

    The service can only be used to make voice calls. All international calls are banned.

    At the start of last year, Koryolink claimed to have one million 3G subscribers.