Iranian mobile news media review Monday Aug 17, 2009

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

•    Companies owning Telecommunication Company shares to receive dividends a month after TCI annual general meeting, TCI managing director said. 70 percent of TCI shares belong to Governmental, 20 percent is Justice Share and 10 percent belong to small shareholders.
ISNA news agency, Iran, Etemad, Javan, Jahan Sanat, Poul, Eghtesad Pouya, Sarmayeh, Sobh Eghtesad and Gostaresh newspapers reported.
   
•    ICON union accepted .ir as international domain.
Mobna news agency, Khorasan, Jahan Sanat, Poul, Eghtesad Pouya, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sarmayeh newspapers reported.   

•    Telephone directory 118 to transform in next two years, Tehran Telecommunication Company general manager said.
Fars news agency, Hezbollah, Jahan Eghtesad, Poul, Sobh Eghtesad and Gostaresh newspapers reported.  

•    Telecommunication software manufacturers fully supported, TCI official said.
ISNA news agency, Etelaat, Jahan Sanat, Abrar Eghtesadi, Sobh Eghtesad and Gostaresh newspapers reported.  

•    Ministry of Justice to form an internet filtering committee under internet crime court, cyber crime court official said.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi and Sarmayeh newspapers reported.  

•    Mobile Company of Iran ranks 25th among 760 operators worldwide in terms of subscriber count, Mobile Company of Iran chief announced.
Mobna news agency, Iran, Khorasan and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

•    Wimax service launched in Golestan Province by late Sept, managing director of a company among four Wimax tender winners said.
Fars news agency, Fanavaran, Sobh Eghtesad and Etelaat newspapers reported.    

•    There were 23 million internet users in first quarter of current Iranian year, Information Technology managing director said.
Mobna news agency, Poul and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

•    Russian operator Megafon denied officially receiving Third Operator license on its website.  
Mobna news agency, Etemad and Hayat No newspapers reported.

•    Holding company of government communication services offices union to take part in Post Office’s second operator.
IRNA news agency, Fanavaran and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.  

•    Mobile Company of Iran diverse services made it one of the biggest operators in Mid-East,” Hamid-Reza Nikoofar said at Mobile Phone Challenges and Opportunities Forum.
IRNA news agency, Hemayat and Poul newspapers reported.

•    From next Oct. only mobile sets and radio devices with radiation range certificate can receive import license, Radio Communication and Regulations Organization official said.
Fars news agency, Javan and Khorasan newspapers reported.

•    Information technical committee election held electronically Aug 17 and 18, Tehran Province computer union guild official said.
Mehr news agency, Poul and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.

•    Mobile Phone, Challenges, Opportunities and Overlooks second forum held Aug 16.
ISNA news agency, Jahan Sanat and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.

•    Post Bank’s mobile payment service available in next two months, Post Bank managing director said.
Mobna news agency and Poul newspaper reported.

•    Iran Development and Renovation Organization to support Third Operator project, IDRO development deputy said.
Mobna news agency and Ebtekar newspaper reported.

•    First after-sale service center with Nokia brand started Iranian operation.
Mobna news agency and Donyay-e Eghtesad newspaper reported.   
•    Mobile Company of Iran sim cards lack separate hardware lock, MCI announced.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran’s average monthly revenue is 1.5 trillion rials but the company has spent less than 50 billion rials on network renovation in past five years, Kavosh Asia company managing director said.
Mobna news agency reported.

•    Foreign standards in telecommunication equipments to be localized, Iran ICT research center head said.
IRNA news agency reported.

•    Private companies opposition to offering internet services to end-users directly by Telecommunication Company.
IRNA news agency reported.

•    Mobile Company of Iran sms system capacity has reached 10,000 sms per second.
SITNA news agency reported.   

•    MMS system to be launched in Ilam Province: Ilam Province Telecommunication Company managing director said.
Fars news agency reported.
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