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According to a research by Statistical Center of Iran, social media usage has tripled among the Iranians since three years ago. Statistics also show that the number of internet users in Iran has increased by 17.5% in the Persian year 1395, comparing to the previous year.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that the infrastructure for mobile payment has been developed and from today, the local banks can officially provide this service to their clients.
Iran is planning to launch Nahid-2 telecommunication satellite in the next Persian year. According to Iran’s Space Research Center, this satellite can make telephone communications between two points on earth.
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.
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.
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.
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.