Iranian mobile news media review Tuesday July 14, 2009

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

•    Iranian President decreed Cybercrime Act approved by Parliament and Guardian Council.
Mobna, ISNA, Moj, Mehr, Fars and IRNA news agencies, Iran, Jomhouri, Sarmayeh, Zaman, Ebtekar, Asr Eghtesad, Aftab, Gostaresh, Jahan Sanat, Seday-e Edalat, Farhang Ashti, Jahan Eghtesad, Abrar, Abrar Eghtesadi, Fanavaran, Sobh Eghtesad, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Arman and Hadaf o Eghtesad newspapers reported.  

•    Telecommunication Company of Iran lost some 200 billion rials from sms network disconnection in past 24 days.
ILNA news agency, Resalat, Poul, Kar o Karegar, Jahan Eghtesad, Hezbollah, Asr Eghtesad, Tehran Emrouz and Etemad newspapers reported.

•    International internet telephone service disconnection reaches 24th day.
ILNA news agency, Sarmayeh, Tehran Emrouz, Jahan Eghtesad, Farhang Ashti, Farhikhtegan, Sobh Eghtesad and Asr Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Negotiation with well-known foreign brands to produce common mobile set has been ceased, mobile set manufacturers union head said.
Mobna news agency, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Sarmayeh, Jahan Sanat, Abrar Eghtesadi and Fanavaran newspapers reported.

•    Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance owes Telecommunication Company of Iran 120 billion rials, TCI public relations said.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Sarmayeh, Eghtesad Pouya and Jahan Sanat newspapers reported.

•    Information and Communication Technology minister’s meeting with Telecommunication Infrastructure Company officials and computer guild union agents to solve guild’s problems.
ILNA news agency, Etemad, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Jahan Sanat and Hayat No newspapers reported.

•    Cut in copper cable tariff approved by RCRO commission on July 12 reduced ADSL (high speed internet) cost by 20,000 rials per subscriber.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Sarmayeh and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.  

•    40,000 Mobile Company of Iran stolen prepaid charge cards recovered from market last Iranian year (ended March 2009), MCI marketing manager said.
Mobna news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Sobh Eghtesad and Donyay-e Eghtesad newspapers reported.  

•    Some international telephone card users said cards were not functioning properly last weeks and cost of foreign calls had gone up.
ISNA news agency, Ebtekar, Aftab, Jahan Sanat and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

•    Itmc mobile set production ceased due to difficulties and lack of suitable production condition, Iran Telecommunication Manufacturing Companies’ managing director announced.
Mobna news agency, Iran and Asr Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Data traffic to total traffic proportion reached 55 percent.
SITNA news agency, Jahan Sanat and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.  

•    No license issued to new telecommunication service bureaus as from July 11, Radio Communication and Regulations Organization deputy announced.
Mobna news agency and Ebtekar newspaper reported.

•    Rural telephone household penetration rate reached 125 percent.
ISNA news agency and Fanavaran newspaper reported.

•    Radio Communication and Regulations Organization should be detached from Information and Communication Technology ministry, Parliament telecommunication committee head said.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran accepts portion of costs of supplying communication infrastructure to Communication Services Bureaus, Communication Services Bureaus union head said.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    300 trillion rials lost annually in fuel consumption and traffic jams for not using information technology and Tehran’s share is 80 trillion rials, Iran Fuel Management Headquarter official said.
Mobna news agency

•    Nokia Iran directors visited Mobna news agency July 13.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Market insiders find Tehrani customers reluctant to buy mobile sets with warrantee.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Demand for LG mobile sets increased, mobile sets vendors said.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Landline phone bills with low amounts not issued, Mashad Telecommunication Company manager announced.
Mehr news agency reported.
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