A social analysis freak who loves to look at things differently. Looking forward to seeing the impact of startups and entrepreneurship activities in Iran. B.S in Mathematics from Amirkabir University of Technology. You can reach him at tamiboroumand[at]gmail[dot]com
If you are a Telegram user in Iran, you may have experienced some data traffic problems in the past 2 or 3 days. Right now the problems are gone and this popular text messaging application is back to its normal state.
Iran's Minister of Communications in a meeting with his Russian counterpart agreed upon the presence of Yandex in Iran. Yandex is the dominant search engine in Russia and soon would have an office in Iran so it could service Iranians better.
After Iran's nuclear talks and reaching the agreement to lift Iran's international sanctions, Iran's first operator MCI found two international bidders. This fact shows that our young country is a great market of telecommunication business.
There are few services and TV shows that have a large audience and more importantly people are connected through their cellphones to these programs, namely: The 90 TV show and Iran’s subsidy system. Based on the stats of these programs we can come up with estimate market share of these companies.“ based on the stats of these programs, MCI’s penetration rate is more than 60% in Iran” said Sadoughi, CEO of MCI.
Almost every country has some kind of internet censorship and measures they would take, depending on their beliefs, cultures and laws. But we are not here to talk about the right or wrong and we are not here to explore the origins of this restrictions in our time but to rather explore the possibilities and opportunities that these restrictions provided for some startups in Iran...