Iranian mobile News Media Review Sunday 24 May 2009

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

• First Farsi internet browser titled Tizbal was shown in second Digital media exhibition in Kermanshah province.
ISNA news agency and six newspapers reported.

• Agreement between post office and Communication Services Bureaus was opposed by post office, Communication Services Bureaus official said.
Mobna news agency and five newspapers reported.

• Information Technology field did not progress during Mahmoud Ahmadinejads government.
ILNA news agency and five newspapers reported.

• Demand to buy unpacked mobile sets decreased in mobile phone market.
Mobna news agency and four newspapers reported. 

• POS (point of sale) terminals will be launched in post offices in order to develop electronic banking.
Mobna and ISNA news agencies, Iran and three other newspapers reported.

• The state-owned Mobile Company of Iran’s GSM College, which had been set up to teach basic mobile internet to 4,000 university students countrywide, has been cancelled.
Mobna news agency and three newspapers reported.

• After launching two preliminary versions of internet speedometer server finished, third version has been launched.
SITNA news agency and three newspapers reported.

• Website www.facebook.com has been filtered at 12pm today Saturday.
Mobna news agency, Etemad Melli, Farhikhtegan and Fanavaran newspapers reported.

• Those subscribers who do not want to receive presidential campaign sms can call 09990 in order to omit their number from list, a value added services provide managing director said.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• A 40,000-number center for prepaid landline phones has been inaugurated in Fars Province, the province’s telecom company managing director announced.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• Chang in the government will not influence Telecommunication Company of Iran investigation committees activity, Parliament Telecommunication committee head said.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• The fiftieth issue of Telefon-e Hamrah Magazine reports on an Arab mission visiting Iran to have talks on partnership in the Taliya prepaid sim card project.
Mobna and Moj news agencies and two newspapers reported.

• With slump in mobile phone market mobile set accessories market is inactive too, Namdaran Ertebatat Hamrah managing director said.
Donyay-e Eghtesad and Sarmaye newspapers reported.

• Iran Telecommunication Manufacturing Companies will offer five new mobile set models with ITMC brand, ITMC managing director said.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• Iran mobile phone penetration rate is 70 percent, telecommunication minister said.
Mehr news agency and two newspapers reported.

• Landline prepaid sim cards have been offered in some villages, Telecommunication Company of Iran managing director said.
Mehr news agency and Jahan Sanat newspaper reported.

• (ITU) International Telecommunication Union appreciated Iran telecommunication ministry to hold frequency spectrum management training courses.
SITNA news agency and Jahan Sanat newspaper reported.

• Wimax services will be offered around 23 September, telecommunication minister reported.
Fanavaran newspaper reported.

• Use of mobile phone in schools in under study. According to initial decisions mobile phone use will likely be banned in schools, education organization supreme council deputy said.
Mehr news agency and Tehran Emrouz newspaper reported.

• Iran will be the dominant country in Space in the region by next 10 years, Iran Space Agency head said.
Mehr news agency and Jahan Eghtesad newspaper reported.
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