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Iran is planning to further develop its infrastructure in order to become an internet transit hub between the east and west.
According to the latest statistics, there are over 77.6 million active sim cards in Iran with an active mobile subscription penetration rate of 97.48 percent. Last year the penetration rate for mobile sim cards was 96.58 percent. The statistics also show that there are 73 million inactive sim cards in Iran.
Iran Launched the first phase of its National Information Network during a ceremony attended by the first Vice President. The National Information Network provides new e-government services and helps in cost reduction of internal Internet traffic for Iranians.
About a year ago TechRasa was launched with the vision to expose Iran’s tech and startup scene to the people around the world. Today we celebrated TechRasa’s birthday and we have two words to tell to our amazing supporters: THANK YOU!
Iran’s first private cloud data center gets launched in Tehran during a ceremony attended by the Minister of Communication and Information Technology. The construction for this data center took 3 years and 12 million dollars.
A recent national survey in Iran shows that the country’s digital games’ revenue in 2015 was 153 million dollars. 95٪ of this revenue is for non-Iranian games.
Head of Iran’s Supreme Council of Cyberspace has announced that a number of social media networks and the popular messaging app in Iran Telegram, have the interest to have official present in Iran by moving their servers to the country. He also noted that if these social media platforms move their servers into the country, half of Iran’s cyber space could become domestic.