North Korea is testing more than just intercontinental ballistic missiles these days. According to the New York Times, the East Asian totalitarian regime is also working on a new Netflix-like streaming service called Manbang.
Manbang — from the Korean word for "every direction" — will reportedly deliver on-demand propaganda to North Korean televisions through a set-top box. Announced programming options include English language lessons and updates on the day-to-day activities of the country's supreme leader, Kim Jong-un.
Korean Central Television released an ad for the service last week (above), in which the narrator suggests Manbang is evidence of the country's "socialist cultural power," according to the Times' report.
Netflix, which enjoys a massive presence in the global streaming marketplace, is already joking about its newest competitor on Twitter:
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