France and China biggest exporters of sim card main components to Iran

Tehran, Jun 16. MOBNA – Mobile Company of Iran imports most of its sim card main parts (chips) from France and China, Telecommunication Company of Iran chief said.

“The chips are not produced domestically but MCI imports them from other countries although some processes are carried out inside the country,” Vafa Ghafariyan told Mobna news agency.
“Sim cards are imported in different steps and stages,” he continued.
“MCI used to import them from France but contracts were signed with China in order to increase their availability in the country,” he added.
Currently, 50 percent of MCI sim card production takes place in Iran.