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Hamed Jafari

Hamed Jafari
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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
Central Bank of Iran Regulated Mobile Wallet
With the new agreement between Iran’s first mobile operator and the Informatics Services Corporation, new banking services over mobile phones would be provided.
Solarplaza Renewable Energy Future Iran
The Renewable Energy Future Iran, a conference connecting 150+ international and local stakeholders to discuss wind and solar opportunities is taking place on October 19th in Tehran.
AT&T Rightel Mobile Roaming
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.
4G Plus Mobile Network Now Available in Iran
During a ceremony by Iran’s second largest mobile operator, 4G Plus network and a number of other services by this provider were introduced to the public.
Up until a few years ago Iranians were foreign to online shopping but today even the elderly citizens are buying from online merchants on a regular basis. What is the reason behind this fast change in the Iranian users’ behavior?
A new geo-based social media app is trying to find its place amongst Iranian users by bringing new features that haven’t been available on other social networks. The startup is now raising fund through a crowdfunding platform.
Sweden to Cooperate with Iran in the ICT sector
During a meeting in Stockholm, Sweden’s Minister of Housing and Digital Development announced the country’s enthusiasm in cooperating with Iran in the ICT sector.
Pirate Summit is a startup conference which takes place every year in Cologne, Germany. The event is the largest invitation-only conference for early stage startups, investors and corporates and is know for being Europe’s craziest startup event. Over 1000 tech enthusiasts, 650 founders, 200 investors and 60 speakers from over 70 countries attended Pirate Summit in the 2016 event. This year TechRasa and Bamilo also joined the event as Iran’s ambassadors to showcase the achievements of Iranian entrepreneurs.
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.

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