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Former Non-resident Fellow Yonho Kim's Research Cited in Article on North Korean Cellphones

July 24, 2019

An article featured on the Investor about Huawei's role in helping North Korea build its wireless network cited former KEI non-resident fellow Yonho Kim's research on cellphone penetration in the country – particularly the fact that network users are estimated to be 5 million people. 

This article builds on the recent report by the Korea Institute for National Unification that Koryolink, using Huawei equipment, has built a national network with 453 base stations covering 14 major cities, including Pyongyang, 86 smaller cities and 22 highways over three years.

See the article here