has initiated eight national and international projects to turn the
country into the most preferred telecommunication hub in the region.
Director General of Telecommunication Infrastructure Company (TIC)
said Iran launched broadband networks to include and handle a relatively
wide range of frequencies.
“The program aims to secure high speed voice and data transfer via
3G networks and WiMAX in the telecommunication network,” Mohammad-Baqer
“Private sectors will add emphasis on infrastructure development to
match the best in the world. National and international investors aims
to expand plans and focus on improving the existing facilities,” he told
“Apart from Iran-Kuwait submarine communications cable network, Iran
is launching an optical fiber channel and a submarine communications
cable in the Persian Gulf,” Zohouri said.
“The next program is to connect the country with global optical
fiber networks from northern and northwestern borders to avoid any
setbacks in international telecommunication system,” he added.
Optical fiber channels with Armenia and Turkey are the next goals
defined for Iran.