Despite rumors on 3G service being suspended for tourists, our DPRK partners confirmed just this evening that 3G service is still available for tourists. Earlier this year, North Korea allowed tourists to bring their cell phones into the country and purchase SIM cards to make local and international calls from their own phones.
Rodman tweets from North Korea, and so can you! Visitors can now access the Internet and make international calls from within the country! We have been traveling to North Korea regularly for well over a decade and we can confidently say that this is a positive breaking point in DPRK travels.
BREAKING NEWS! Foreign tourists are now permitted to bring cell phones into North Korea.