Iran, Syria ink telecommunications deal

July 13, 2008 - 0:0

DAMASCUS – During the visit of Iran’s minister for Information and Communication Technology to Syria, the two sides signed an MOU on telecommunications.

The MOU was inked on the sidelines of the 4th International Information and Communications Security Assembly in Damascus.
The sides made agreement on reducing the roaming tariffs and increasing the telecommunications capacity to 120 channels from the current 60 channels.
The officials of the countries have also separately held talks with Iraq’s Ministry of Communications officials in a bid to create Iran-Syria direct link of optical fiber network via north of Iraq