Economy, Domestic Economy

100,000 Jobs Created in Cyberspace

100,000 Jobs Created in Cyberspace100,000 Jobs Created in Cyberspace

President Hassan Rouhani said as many as 100,000 jobs have been created in cyberspace in recent years. “Residents in rural areas export their handicrafts online and many tourists learn about Iranian villages in cyberspace,” he was quoted as saying by ILNA, adding that about 27,000 villages now have access to Internet. According to Information Processing Society of Iran affiliated to the Information Technology Organization, Internet penetration rate in the country grew 7% during the last fiscal year that ended on March 20, 2017. There is at least one computer (laptop and/or desktop) in 61% or 14.8 million Iranian households.


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