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Iran: Share of Villagers in Video Game Market Shows Upward Trajectory

Access to connectivity services and modern technologies in Iranian villages has increased significantly over the past few years, because of which a rising number of villagers are playing video games
Iran: Share of Villagers in Video Game Market Shows Upward Trajectory Iran: Share of Villagers in Video Game Market Shows Upward Trajectory

As a result of the rising access to internet services and electronic devices in Iran’s rural areas, more and more villagers have started playing video games. 
The Iranian government is enhancing internet connectivity and telecom services in rural areas to encourage villagers to stay in remote areas. 
Currently, Iran’s internet penetration rate stands at 90.8% and 64 million broadband internet subscriptions have been registered.
Of the 28 million Iranian video gamers, 6.7 million or 24% live in villages, a new survey shows.
A nationwide survey conducted by the Iran Computer and Video Games Foundation, in collaboration with the Digital Games Research Center, marks the rising number of gamers across the country.
Results show that the number of Iranian villagers playing video games has reached 6.7 million.

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