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76m Using TCI

76m Using TCI 76m Using TCI

New statistics have been released on the number of active subscribers to the mobile network of Iran’s first mobile operator. A report published by local technology website ICTNA states that the Mobile Telecommunications Company of Iran (or Hamrah-e-Aval) had 76,082,974 active mobile numbers by the end of the last Iranian year (March 19, 2016). This translates into a penetration rate of 96.58%. The statistics, released by the planning and strategic monitoring bureau of the Ministry of Communications and information Technology, indicate that by March 19, TCI had sold 150,348,312 SIM cards. The number of prepaid mobile phones sold during this time has been reported as 45,434,343. The company has also sold 18,051,585 contract mobile phones.