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Annual Telecom Event Slated for Oct. 16-19

Annual Telecom Event Slated for  Oct. 16-19Annual Telecom Event Slated for  Oct. 16-19

The 18th International Exhibition of Telecommunications -- Iran Telecom 2017 – will open on Oct. 16. To be held at Tehran’s Permanent Fairgrounds, the four-day event is sponsored by the Telecoms Ministry, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), the Telecommunications Infrastructure Company (TIC) and the Telecommunications Company of Iran (TCI), local technology website CITNA reported. Several Iranian firms from the private and public sectors as well as foreign companies will attend along with representatives from prominent telecom research centers presenting achievements related to communications and information technology. The event involves symposiums and conferences where professionals propose their ideas through lectures. During the annual event in 2016, foreign representatives from Canada, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Italy, Singapore, Germany and Ireland attended. The first round of the event was held in 2000, bringing together universities and researchers, with the aim of improving and expanding the Iranian ICT sector.

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