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Fars Rural Telecom Expanded

With the support of the Information and Communications Technologies Ministry and the Mobile Telecommunications Company of Iran, six new villages in Fars Province got access to high-speed mobile internet
Fars Rural Telecom Expanded
Fars Rural Telecom Expanded

Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technologies has poured heavy investment in expanding ICT infrastructure across the country to improve the quality of life in rural regions.
The latest initiatives to expand internet and mobile network coverage in underdeveloped regions were completed in six villages of Fars Province, increasing telecom accessibility to 98%, IRNA reported.
The villages are in Firouzabad, Khonj, Kharameh, Kazeroun and Mamasani counties, according to Mehrdad Sohrabi, the head of the provincial ICT office. 
“The communication infrastructure has been developed by the Mobile Telecommunications Company of Iran, providing over 1,350 households with high-speed mobile data access,” he said.
Sohrabi noted that MCI has built 230 communication stations in the rural areas of Fars and also significantly increased the province's road communication coverage.


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