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Tehran, Rome Sign Telecoms Deal

Tehran, Rome Sign Telecoms Deal
Tehran, Rome Sign Telecoms Deal

Italian telecoms equipment manufacturer Italtel and Telecommunications Company of Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and modernize the latter's infrastructure and equipment.

The MoU seeks to promote cooperation on the development of Iran's telecommunications sector and was signed during an official Italian government mission to Iran led by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

"The MoU signed today represents a fundamental step forward in cooperation between Italy and Iran," said Stefano Pileri, Italtel CEO, according to Global Telecoms Business.

“We are proud to be part of this important project. Telecommunications and ICT represent an accelerator for the development of many other areas and economy in general."

The precise services covered under the MoU have not been disclosed, although in its press release Italtel highlights its credentials in the fields of Network Functions Virtualization, managed services and all-IP communication solutions.

Having built up a wealth of experience in building and transforming complex networks of a large number of international operators, Italtel currently operates in the European, Middle Eastern and Latin American markets, addressing large enterprises, public administration and service providers as a market leader in digital transformation.

Italtel designs, develops and installs solutions for new-generation integrated networks and services based on modern IP protocols.

In its offering portfolio are solutions and proprietary products, professional engineering and consulting services on the networks, managed services and ICT solutions such as unified communication and collaboration, telepresence, cloud computing, smart cities and integrated security.