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Hamed Jafari

Hamed Jafari
Hamed is a startup community builder in Tehran. He is passionate in tech, entrepreneurship and innovation. You can reach him at Hamed[at]techrasa.com
Iran's First Mobile Operator (MCI)
During a recent event, CEO of Iran’s first mobile network operator (MCI) gave a performance review of the company to the public. MCI currently owns 58% of the SIM cards sold in the country.
Highlights of Iran's ICT Achievements in the Recent Years
In the past four years, the Iranian government deployed ICT effectively in many fields. Here are some of the achievements in Iran's ICT sector in the recent years.
Iran Taxi Union Approved 3 new Ride Hailing Apps
Iran Taxi Union has approved 3 new ride hailing apps and stated that the union is against any kind of monopoly in this field.
Nokia Trying to Break Into the Iranian Market Again
Nokia mobile phones are expected to be officially available in Iran once again. HMD Global, the Finnish company which now has the exclusive rights of Nokia phones is hoping to be able to take a share of the mobile phone market in Iran.
High Speed Internet and Fiber Optic Networks Around Iran
Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is determined to extend fiber optic networks to households and businesses around the country. Over 95% of the villages around the country are also getting access to high speed internet.
New Visa Program Makes Things Harder for Silicon Valley Startups
President Donald Trump had promised fundamental changes in the US immigration program during his presidency campaign. Now his administration has set new regulations for the H-1B.
Iran and Russsia to Expand Ties in IT Sector - Photo Credit: REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
In a meeting between the Iranian and Russian officials, Russia's Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications discussed cyber cooperation with Iran in various spheres including e-commerce and software development.
Iran's Startup Community Came Together to Help People with Disabilities
Ponisha, along with the support of Iranian startups held a three-day freelancing course for people with disabilities in Tehran. During the event attendees got to learn about different aspects of freelancing taught by the experts of the community.
Iran Government Messaging Apps Are Not Obligated to Obtain License
According to the head of Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace, messaging apps are not obligated to obtain license.
Million Dollar Incentives for Local Messaging Apps in Iran
The Iranian government is putting all its effort and capacity to help the locally developed messaging apps to lift off from the ground. Iran’s Vice Presidency for Science and Technology has announced that the government will give out grants to eligible local messaging app companies with a considerable number of users.

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