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Enhancement of Rural Internet Connectivity High on Gov’t Agenda

The ICT Ministry has mustered support for the expansion of telecommunications infrastructure across the country, channeling investments to rural areas that are gradually delivering results and promoting Iran’s communications network
Enhancement of Rural Internet  Connectivity High on Gov’t AgendaEnhancement of Rural Internet  Connectivity High on Gov’t Agenda
the ICT Ministry has initiated a scheme under which every village across the country with over 20 households will have access to modern communications networks in the coming years

Iranian government is enhancing Internet connectivity and telecom services in rural areas to offer villagers a significant change in lifestyle and encourage their stay in remote areas.
Nearly 600 villages in the southern province of Fars have recently been equipped with high-speed Internet services as part of President Hassan Rouhani’s agenda. 
To deliver on previous promises, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi visited Fars Province on July 11 to take stock of mobile phone and Internet coverage in the region, reported the ministry’s website.
On his two-day trip to the sunny southwestern province, Azari-Jahromi seemed satisfied with the progress made in the ICT sector, as nearly 600 villages can now access third and fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology.


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