Iranian mobile News Media Review Monday 25 May 2009

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

• Overcharging prepaid sim cards recharge cards has been banned by customers and producers protection organization.
Vatan Emrouz and seven other newspapers reported.

• Tehran municipal promised that Tehran to be among world 10 big electronic cities by next five years in access to information and electronic technologies.
Mobna and ISNA news agencies, Hamshahri, Fanavaran and six other newspapers reported.

• POS (point of sale) terminals will be launched in post offices in order to develop electronic banking.
Mobna news agency, Andishe No and five other newspapers reported.

• If an internet provider buys broadband and can not use all of purchased capacity, Telecommunication Infrastructure Company is responsible, ITIC official said.
ISNA news agency and six newspapers reported.

• Iran ranks 32nd in world in light of registered sites, Iran Telecommunication Company information technology deputy said.
SITNA news agency and six other newspapers reported.

• Social website facebook protested over the filtering its site in Iran.
ISNA news agency and five newspapers reported.

• Radio Communication and Regulations Organization commission approval about post services different rates is understudy. RCRO commission is legislator and according to the commission decree Communication Services Bureaus will receive their due, RCRO head said.
ISNA news agency and three newspapers reported.
 
• State-owned Mobile Company of Iran by sending sms announced to its postpaid subscribers new way of disconnecting sim cards.
Mobna news agency and three newspapers reported.

• Telecommunication Company of Iran managing director claimed that private high speed internet providers problems were solved.
Mobna news agency and three newspapers reported.

• If authorities of Iran and Iraq reach to agreement, Iraq telecommunication networking will start by Iranian companies, telecommunication ministry international relations chief manager deputy said.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• According to third operator tender regulations, Radio Communication and Regulations Organization can only decide about tender first and second winners otherwise the tender will be revoked.
Mobna news agency and two newspapers reported.

• If final negotiations with well-known foreign mobile phone brands go ahead, mobile set production will be done in Iran, Iran Telecommunication Manufacturing Companies (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 Donyay-e Eghtesad newspaper reported.

• Nokia announced that in mobile phone trade centers some kiosks will be installed soon to recognize Nokia mobile set originality by surveying their serial numbers.
Mobna news agency and a newspaper reported.

• Surveillance organizations have seriously confronted vendors who sell stolen mobile sets in mobile phone market.
Mobna news agency and a newspaper reported.

• State-owned Mobile Company of Iran gprs service speed will increase three folds by implementing 2.75G technology, MCI announced.
ISNA news agency and a newspaper reported.

• Some Sony Ericsson mobile set models price with official warranty (Citadel Telecom) decreased about 700,000 rials in comparison with previous week.
Mobna news agency and Abrar Eghtesadi newspaper reported.

• The winners of the first ICT-Press festival will be selected on May 31 in the presence of the Minister of Information and Communication Technology.
Mobna news agency reported.
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