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If you’ve read a couple of our articles on TechRasa, you may have noticed the positive vibe that we try to display towards the tech scene in Iran. But of course, it’s not always rainbows and butterflies.
According to latest statistics by IRNIC, active top-level .IR domains have reached to over 940 thousand. The number of active .IR domains in the past year were around 750 thousand.
Telegram’s fate in Iran is still uncertain. However, a number of government bodies including the Iranian Parliament is against keeping this messaging app blocked. A spokesman for the Iranian Parliament also has warned Telegram officials that there are serious alternatives to replace this app if Telegram does not make a pledge.
Yesterday Telegram and Instagram, the two most popular social media apps in Iran got blocked in the country. Are these restrictions temporary? Read this article to find out more.
A new study shows that only 0.6 percent of Iranian startups are targeting the international market. The study also indicates that e-commerce is the hottest startup sector in the country.
A recent report by the International Telecommunication Union shows that Iran is among the country’s with the biggest gains in terms of ICT Development Index (IDI) in 2017 compared to the previous year.
Although every day more and more shopping malls are popping up across Iran, there's one fashion e-commerce in the country which is offering products that are not easily found in retail shops. Modiseh is an online fashion e-commerce known for its exotic discounts and stylish fashion products in Iran.
Tehran’s new public transport bus service will be equipped with WiFi and a digital library. Previously a number of yellow taxi companies in Iran started offering mobile WiFi services to their passengers.
For years Iranians had no choice but to use home internet services with limited data allowance or they had to pay a hefty amount of money for an unlimited service. One of the promises of Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, the ICT Minister of Iran’s 12th administration was to change the Internet Service Providers’ policies toward end user’s home internet service plans.
Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology attended the 5th Global Conference on Cyberspace, GCCS 2017, held in New Delhi, India. During his visit, he met with Narendra Modi, India's Prime Minister and Manoj Sinha, India’s Minister of Communications and discussed potential areas of cooperation between the two countries.