Iranian mobile news media review Wednesday July 1, 2009

Daily summary of Iran’s top mobile news for international viewers

• Digital signature implemented in Iran investment market for the first time by Nahayat Negar stock broker company, company’s managing director said.
Mehr, Fars and Moj news agencies, Hamshahri, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Sobh Eghtesad, Abrar Eghtesadi, Asr Eghtesad, Siyasat Rouz, Hadaf o Eghtesad, Ghods, Abrar, Fanavaran, Jahan Sanat, Jahan Eghtesad, Poul and Ebtekar newspapers reported.

• Date of sms network reconnection not yet determined, Telecommunication Company of Iran managing director said.
Fars news agency, Hamshahri, Sobh Eghtesad, Hadaf o Eghtesad, Ebtekar, Afarinesh, Farhang Ashti, Etemad, Hezbollah, Poul, Jahan Eghtesad and Eghtesad Pouya newspapers reported.

• Contract signed between Post Bank and IranCell for IranCell subscribers to charge sim card via Post Bank electronic system.
IRNA news agency, Asr Eghtesad, Hadaf o Eghtesad, Rah-e Mardom, Tafahom and Poul newspapers reported.

• Backbone optical fiber network to increase to over 45,000 km, Telecommunication Infrastructure Company managing director said.

ISNA news agency, Sobh Eghtesad, Asr Eghtesad, Poul, Jahan Eghtesad and Eghtesad Pouya newspapers reported. 

• At the time of sms network disconnection, MMS (multimedia messaging) and GPRS (mobile internet) are also unavailable.
ILNA news agency, Jahan Eghtesad, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi and Arman newspapers reported. 

• US Senators seek sanction against Nokia and Siemens for sale of tapping devices to Iran.
Asr Iran, Ghods, Aftab, Hadaf o Eghtesad and Mardom Salari newspapers reported. 

• Media City project in feasibility study phase. The goal is to manufacture high volume of good quality products in a year, Iran Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry’s head of digital media and information technology development center announced.
ISNA news agency, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi, Jahan Sanat and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.  

• Purchase of special vehicles in three months to survey radio networks and limit frequency interference, Radio Communication and Regulations Organization deputy said.
ISNA news agency reported, Poul, Jahan Sanat and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

• Zain-Iran consortium official said fate of Third Operator decided in next three weeks.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

• Regulations to be compiled on implementation of Optical Fiber Act, Telecommunication Infrastructure Company chief announced.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi and Asr Eghtesad newspapers reported.

• Advertisement via telephone directory 118 approved by Tehran Telecommunication Company, company’s telecommunication services director announced.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

• 65 percent of North Khorasan Province villages under mobile phone network coverage, North Khorasan Province Telecommunication Company managing director said.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi and Fanavaran newspapers reported.

• PAP companies (high-speed internet providers) group committee’s request that they be informed of regulations dispatched to provinces by Telecommunication Company of Iran on PAP companies problems.
Mobna news agency and Fanavaran newspaper reported.

• Mobile Company of Iran has roaming link with 42 of 48 Asian countries.
Mobna news agency and Tafahom newspaper reported.

• Investment in projects for upgrading network would cut current costs, Telecommunication Company of Iran managing director said.
SITNA news agency and Abrar Eghtesadi newspaper reported.

• POS terminals not manufactured in the country, Mines and Industries Ministry electronic industries director announced.
ISNA news agency and Eghtesad Pouya newspaper reported.

• Fiber-optic cable network environment support act passed on to Telecommunication Infrastructure Company.
Tafahom newspaper reported.

• 2,065,000 people received their first phase Justice Share dividends, Post Bank’s service offices’ headquarter announced.
Fars news agency and Asr Eghtesad newspaper reported. 

• With decision by Mines and Industries Commission and ICT minister, Third Operator fate transferred to Telecommunication Company of Iran, Mines and Industries Commission spokesman said.
Mehr news agency reported.  

• As Kuwait’s Zain has not announced its readiness after requesting for a 10-day deadline to accept Third Operator conditions, the task has been returned to Government to decide whether tender is held again or third winner should be negotiated with, Parliament’s industries committee member said.
Fars news agency reported.  

• Mobile Company of Iran invitation to domestic companies for implementation of Amin (GPS enabled) and Ghasedak (sms only) sim cards projects.
Mobna and ILNA news agencies reported.

• ICT minister to appear in Parliament on June 30 to answer questions by mines and industries committee members.
 IRNA news agency reported.

• Zain-Iran consortium dismissed from Third Operator project for failure to perform required tasks in time.
Mobna news agency reported.  

• Some NGN switches installed in Tehran telecommunication network, Tehran Telecommunication Company managing director said.
SITNA news agency reported.

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