Iranian mobile news media review Saturday July 11, 2009

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

•    Tehran Telecommunication Company ready to refund landline subscribers deposits, its managing director announced.
IRNA news agency, Iran, Sobh Eghtesad, Etelaat, Afarinesh, Fanavaran, Jahan Eghtesad, Jahan Sanat, Poul, Etemad, Eghtesad Pouya, Abrar, Hezbollah and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

•    IranCell offers Wonderful Charge allowing subscribers to make calls more than the charge amount borne on the charge card or send more SMS and MMS, company announced.
Moj and ILNA news agencies, Keyhan, Abrar Eghtesadi, Fanavaran, Poul, Farhang Ashti and Hayat No newspapers reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran used eight IranCell and Taliya BTS antennas as share sites, MCI engineering deputy said.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Sobh Eghtesad, Abrar Eghtesadi, Poul and Jahan Sanat newspapers reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran subscribers soon able to send complaints via SMS, company official said.
ISNA news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Poul, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Khorasan, Fanavaran and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Information and Communication Technology ministry officials not giving any information on SMS network disconnections.
ILNA news agency, Tehran Emruz, Jahan Eghtesad, Khabar, Hezbollah, Farhang Ashti and Farhikhtegan newspapers reported.

•    Non-technical, economic and cultural factors effective on lowering internet cost for end-users, ICT deputy-minister announced.
ISNA news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Jahan Sanat, Farhikhtegan and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran GPRS service (mobile internet) speed to increase, Telecommunication Company of Iran public relations announced.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Poul and Donyay-e Eghtesad newspapers reported.  

•    Third Operator status report offered to Information and Communication Technology ministry by next week, head of Radio Communication and Regulations Organization announced.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sarmayeh newspapers reported.

•    Some 400 commodity national codes issued for IT activists by Iranian National Products and Services Classification and Codification System (Irancode).
Mobna news agency, Iran, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Tehran electronic devices vendors’ union president expected mobile phone market to start recovering from next week.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Fanavaran and Sarmayeh newspapers reported.

•    Tehrani subscribers again unable to send SMS since three days ago.
Mehr news agency, Ebtekar, Seday-e Edalat and Aftab newspapers reported.

•    Launching Third Operator without foreign investor and transfer of technology not possible, ICT deputy-minister said.
Mobna news agency, Poul and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.  

•    Software and hardware to send Bluetooth produced at Tehran Jahad Daneshgahi Information Technology and Management Center.
ISNA news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sarmayeh newspapers reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran to grant special facilities to private sector to produce telecommunication value-added services at Iran Telecom 2009 Exhibition, MCI PR office announced.
Fanavaran newspaper and Bozorgrah Fanavari weekly magazine reported.  

•    15 percent cut in high-speed internet tariff is mandatory, Information and Communication Technology minister announced.
Fars news agency and Resalat newspaper reported.  

•    Rural ICT offices national forum held after July 23, Fars Province Telecommunication Company managing director said.
Fars news agency and Hayat No newspaper reported.

•    Mobile phone SMS service to be reconnected early next week, an official at Telecommunication Company of Iran said.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Landline phone bills under 20,000 rials not issued, Mashad City Telecommunication Company manager announced.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    159 rural information and communication technology offices launched in Fars Province during last Iranian year (ended March 2009), Fars Province Telecommunication Company managing director announced.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    90 percent of Ilam Province roads under mobile phone network coverage, Ilam Province Telecommunication Company managing director said.
ISNA news agency reported.

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