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Online Persian Content on Fast Growing Track

Persian is the 15th most spoken language  in the world with 120 million speakers.Persian is the 15th most spoken language  in the world with 120 million speakers.

The amount of online content in Persian has observed a significant boom in recent years with Iran’s ICT minister saying that the Persian script’s share in cyberspace has doubled.
Announcing the twofold rise in the web content typed in Persian, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi urged local firms and Iranian users to introduce platforms and mechanisms to promote the Persian language.
According to the minister, the share of Persian content published on the World Wide Web has increased from 0.9% to 1.8% during the past years, noting that reaching a 4% target is desired.
He said modern technologies need to be employed to promote Persian, and called on entities active in the field to cooperate and share resources with each other, local technology website Digiato reported.

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