“As the world becomes increasingly connected, their decision to be virtually isolated is very much going to affect their physical world, their economic growth and so forth and it will make it harder for them to catch up economically,” Schmidt told reporters. During their visit to the reclusive country, they made a stop at Kim Il Sung University where students showcased their ability to find information on the web.
They used HP computers to read content from Cornell University’s online resources. Schmidt also spoke about North Korea’s 3G cellular service that was co-developed by Orasco, an Egyptian telecom company, and a homegrown tablet developed by Russia, China, and India.
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