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Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)

Asia, Eastern Asia

Open Internet Environment

The open Internet allows people and organizations to mix and match technologies without permission and with minimal barriers. Sustaining and growing an open Internet helps to spur innovation and keep it fit for future applications. An open Internet is an accessible Internet – it is easy to connect to the open Internet and use its services.
Internet Use
Individuals using the Internet as a percentage of the total population
0%
Regional Rank: 50
71%
Asia avg.
Transit Provider Diversity
More diversity in routes to the global Internet improves connection resilience
Very Poor
Retail ISP Diversity
Diversity of retail Internet providers improves resilience and user choice
Poor
Popular Content Locality
A measure of how much locally popular web content is hosted in-country or in-region
0%
Regional Rank: 50
48%
Asia avg.

Globally Connected Infrastructure

The globally connected Internet is inclusive. It allows networks and users to interconnect without geographical restrictions. Increasing the connectivity of the Internet makes it more valuable to every participant, as a tool for communications, learning, commerce.
Networks Assigned
A measure of how many Internet networks are active here
1
607
Regional Rank: 49
Asia avg.
IPv6 Adoption
Enabling the Internet to support more users and more uses
10%
20%
Regional Rank: 30
Asia avg.
Addresses Assigned IPv4
A measure of how many legacy addresses are assigned here
1,024
17.6M
Regional Rank: 49
Asia avg.

Secure and Trustworthy Internet

A secure Internet is resistant to attacks on its infrastructure, delivering a robust service to its user community. A trustworthy Internet meets the expectations of its users by offering a resilient and reliable base for applications and services.
Naming Security Status
Adopting DNSSEC improves trustworthiness of Internet communications
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DNSSEC Status Icon
Inactive
Naming Security Adoption
A measure of how much local Internet users are protected by DNSSEC
72%
Regional Rank: 8
40%
Asia avg.
Routing Security Adoption
Top 5
A measure of how much local Internet providers are checking validity of connectivity information they receive from other networks
93%
Regional Rank: 2
15%
Asia avg.
Routing Security Coverage IPv4
One measure of how much local Internet network providers are securing their infrastructure
25%
Regional Rank: 48
76%
Asia avg.
Routing Security Coverage IPv6
One measure of how much local Internet network providers are securing their infrastructure
99%
Regional Rank: 11
76%
Asia avg.

The geographic boundaries and country names shown do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Internet Society concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area of its authorities. Regions and Sub-Regions are taken from the UN Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use (Series M, No. 49).