Iran’s telecoms regulator said access to the internet via mobile phones reached an ideal situation in the quarter to late December as the number of consumers reached nearly 92 million in the country of more than 84 million people.
Iran’s second mobile operator MTN Irancell has started providing services to devices that accommodate eSIM, a technology that allows smoother communication through removing the physical SIM cards from mobile phones.
Iran’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology said access to mobile broadband in the country has increased exponentially over the past seven years to cover 91.07 percent of the population.
Iran’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) said the penetration rate for mobile phones in the country increased in the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June June 20), to stand at 144.14 percent.
The number of Iranians with access to high-speed mobile Internet services has increased exponentially over the past seven years to reach a total of 70 million, said the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA).
China’s largest telecommunications operator China Mobile said on Tuesday it will set up a 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) 5G industry fund and has already raised the first installment of 7-10 billion yuan.
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