Iranian mobile News Media Review Sunday 17 May 2009

Daily summary of Iran’s top Mobile news for the international viewers

• The time to sell off Telecommunication Company of Iran 50 percent block shares is not determined, Privatization Organization head said.
Fars news agency, Hamshahri, Sarmaye, Tehran Emrouz and 10 other newspapers reported.

• All prepaid sim cards which are the state-owned Mobile Company of Iran, Irancell and Taliya can be recharged via Melli bank ATM devices.
Eghtesad Pouya and 11 other newspapers reported.

• Etisalat announced that disagreement with Iranian partner was the reason of dismissing Etisalat from third operator project, Etisalat announced.
Mobna and ISNA news agencies, Iran and five other newspapers reported.

• Request for Proposal of national IP network project gas been created and in coming days its tender will be hold, telecommunication ministry international affairs, training and research deputy said.
SITNA news agency, Iran and five other newspapers reported.

• We try to decrease internet fee for the users, Telecommunication Infrastructure Company managing director said.
ISNA news agency and six newspapers reported.

• Telecommunication individual shareholders requested Guardian Council to revise and omit the approval about paying TCI rural stock brokers, individual shareholders union secretariat said.
Fars news agency, Hamshahri and four other newspapers reported.

• Irancell managing director declined Telecommunication Company of Iran managing board head talks about TCI loss from interconnection with Irancell network.
Tehran Emrouz and two other newspapers reported.

• So far 19,506 bank branches have connected with internet network which has preceded Fourth Development Plan goals, Information Technology official said.
IRNA news agency, Keyhan and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

• State-owned Mobile Company of Iran published first GPRS book in Iran, MCI announced.
Keyhan and Asrar newspapers reported.

• Iran Telecommunication Research center has paid 950 billion rials by the end of last Iranian year (20 March 2009) to ICT (information and communication technology) field activists, telecommunication minister deputy said.
Mobna news agency and Sobh Eghtesad newspaper reported.

• All Isfahan villages are under telecommunication network coverage.
Mobna and ISNA news agencies reported.

• Copy write law will be approved by parliament soon, a Guardian Council jurist said.
Shahrvand newspaper reported.

• Less than 40 percent of Iran optical fiber network is used, telecommunication minister deputy said.
Mobna news agency reported.

• Dismissing Etisalat from Iran third mobile phone operator project diminishes the image of attracting foreign investment in Iran, the former head of the parliamens telecommunication committee said.
Mobna news agency reported.

• Emirates operator Etisalat announced that it will continue to develop its activity in Iran.
Mobna news agency reported.

• 58 percent of Telecommunication Company research activities were outsourced in last Iranian year (ended 20 March 2009), telecommunication ministry official said.
Fars news agency reported.