Wimax network to be launched by next six months: telecom minister

Tehran, May 18. MOBNA – Wimax pilot network will be launched by next six months, telecommunication minister said. "There are more than 45 million mobile phone lines in Iran," Mohammad Soleymani said.

“We are trying to reach landline, mobile phone and data convergence by the next two years,” he said.
“Landline sms allows users to send all of their text in one sms and it is advised than they consider this feature,” he added.
“All provincial capitals have GPRS and mms services. Currently 120 million sms are transferred daily,” he continued.
“In the last three years telecommunication had a successful jump and now more than 72 percent of 20-household villages have mobile phone coverage,” Soleymani added.