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Iran on Fast Track to Enhanced Connectivity

Over a year after Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi took over as ICT minister, his track record is indicative of a significant improvement in the average Internet speed, higher access to the Internet connection for villages, a sharp drop in mobile phone smuggl
Iran on Fast Track to Enhanced ConnectivityIran on Fast Track to Enhanced Connectivity
The number of cell sites offering 3G coverage rose from 26,000 to 33,800 in the past year. Moreover, cell towers providing 4G services have increased from 14,000 to a staggering 27,000

ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi in a live TV program detailed the accomplishments of the ministry since he assumed office over a year ago, including the rise in the average Internet speed, enhanced villagers’ access to online connectivity, the development of infrastructure necessary for the adoption of e-governance agendas and the expansion of the startup ecosystem.
Stressing the need to publicize the performance of all government bodies, Azari-Jahromi said during his interview on Friday night that the government is starting to place its trust in the younger generations, which ...


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