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According to a recent statement by Iran’s Cyber Police, 66% of Cybercrimes in Iran take place on Telegram, 20% on Instagram and less than 2% on WhatsApp.
Tehran Municipality has taken on a new initiative to identify and help the poor kids of the city and their families through an online platform called Jahadiam. Tehran’s citizens could become volunteer teachers for the kids who can’t attend school due to poverty. The motto for this initiative is called “Tehran, a school for all”.
According to a research by the Deputy of Strategic Planning and Control of Iran’s ICT Ministry, mobile penetration in the country has reached to 98.9% in September since the 97.59% in June 2016. During this period of time, Mobile Number Portability (MNP) got implemented in the country.
According to Statistical Center of Iran, 13.5 million household (55.5%) have access to internet. Of this number, 7 million households (51.9%) have access to fixed high-speed internet connection and 10.7 million households (79%) have access to wireless high-speed internet.
After signing some deals with European partners, the Iranian VP is currently traveling in China along with a high-ranking delegation to enhance cooperation between the two countries.
It seems that AT&T and Rightel (the third mobile operator in Iran) have found a way to cooperate with each other in order to provide mobile roaming for their users in Iran and the United States, despite the US sanctions still in place.