Iranian mobile news media review Sunday Aug 30, 2009

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

• Proposal by Information and Communication Technology Ministry to increase landline call tariff submitted to Government and put on its agenda.
ISNA news agency, Jomhouri, Donyay-e Eghtsad, Sarmayeh, Etemad, Tehran Emrouz, Abrar, Farhang Ashti, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi, Farhikhtegan, Andisheh No, Eghtesad Pouya, Mardom Salari, Asr Eghtesad, Sobh Eghtesad, Afarinesh and Aftab newspapers reported.
• Wimax operators (high-speed wireless internet) to start the service within next two months, Radio Communication and Regulations Organization head said.
ISNA news agency, Sarmayeh, Khorasan, Asr Eghtesad, Sobh Eghtesad, Gostaresh, Tehran Emrouz, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi, Andisheh No and Jahan Sanat newspapers reported.
• Government not proposed to increase landline phone tariff next year indicating landline fee to remain unchanged next year, Telecommunication Company of Iran managing director said.
Fars news agency, Jam-e Jam, Keyhan, Zaman and Poul newspapers reported.
• Figures show that cuts in Mobile Company of Iran calls down to one percent, MCI managing director said.
Mobna news agency, Donyay-e Eghtesad, Sobh Eghtesad, Eghtesad Pouya and Poul newspapers reported.
• TCI public relations office believes implementing approval to cut high-speed internet subscription fee causes loss to TCI. Approval was implemented by ICT minister order but Radio Communication and Regulations Organization Commission was asked to revise it, he said.
Mehr news agency, Sarmayeh, Poul, Abrar Eghtesadi and Eghtesad Pouya newspapers reported.
• By use of current infrastructures information national network can be created to offer value-added services.
ISNA news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Andisheh No, Kaenat and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.
• Broadband; the main challenge before new ICT minister.
ISNA news agency, Abrar Eghtesadi, Poul, Jahan Sanat and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.
• Mobile market sources believe domestic-made mobile sets cannot seize large portion of market.
Mobna news agency, Donyay-e Eghtesad and Jahan Sanat newspapers reported.
• In past five months price of Mobile Company of Iran’s unpacked and second-hand postpaid sim card decreased by 300,000 rials.
Mobna news agency, Sarmayeh and Abrar Eghtesadi newspapers reported.
• Tehran set to be among top ten world electronic cities, Tehran Municipality announced.
Donyay-e Eghtesad and Kar o Karegar newspapers reported.
• Fate of Third Operator project determined after a year.
Mobna news agency and Poul newspaper reported. 
• Planning for next 10 years should be among new ICT minister tasks. Current low-speed internet is main problem in information and communication technology, Eight Parliament member said.
 Mobna news agency and Sobh Eghtesad newspapers reported.
• Telecommunication Company of Iran share price on bourse down to 2,171 rials Aug 29.
Mobna news agency and Eghtesad Pouya newspaper reported. 
• Tehran public telephone average lifetime estimated at five years, Tehran Telecommunication Company public communication office head said. 
Mobna news agency and Poul newspaper reported.
• Along with increase in access to the internet, one of the goals of ICT Ministry candidate should be to curb its negative effects, former member of Eight Parliament economic committee said.
Mobna news agency and Abrar Eghtesadi newspaper reported.
• Taghipour will rank first among proposed ministers in 10th Cabinet.
Mobna news agency reported. 
• With increase in mobile and landline phone subscribers to 54 million last Iranian year Telecommunication Company of Iran has changed to one of biggest companies in Middle East region.
Mobna news agency reported.
• In last five months mobile set prices down by 50,000 rials.
Mobna news agency reported.
• Cut in demand for Motorola mobiles resulted in its market recession.
Mobna news agency reported.
• Lab to test and appraise IPV6 and IPV4 equipments in transferring network inaugurated for the first time at Sharif Industrial University.
SITNA news agency reported.
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