Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry

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  • ICT jobs 2019-05-31 12:33

    ICT Ministry creates 68,000 job opportunities

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Information and Communication Technology Ministry has created 68,000 job opportunities, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said.

  • digital economy 2019-05-22 19:34

    Digital economy development park to be established in Arak

    TEHRAN – A digital economy development park will be established in Arak, the capital of Markazi Province, in the near future, the head of the provincial office of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Ladan Mahdavi, announced, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

  • startups 2019-05-21 12:02

    Cabinet approves plan to facilitate activities of startups

    TEHRAN – The cabinet of ministers has approved a plan titled “Noafarin” in order to remove obstacles in the way of startups which are at the first stages of emerging, information and communication technology minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi wrote on his twitter account on Sunday, IRNA reported.

  • Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi 2019-05-21 12:00

    New telecom projects unveiled on World Telecommunication Day

    TEHRAN -- The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry inaugurated four new projects to commemorate World Telecommunication Day, which is celebrated annually on May 17.

  • internet coverage in rural area 2019-05-18 22:49

    Over 7,200 villages to be linked with National Information Network

    TEHRAN – Over 7,200 villages across the country will be connected to the National Information Network on the occasion of the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • fake news 2019-05-15 20:59

    ICT Ministry to establish system for media credibility assessment

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to establish a system for media credibility assessment, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • Mohammad javad azari jahromi and Simonetta Di Pippo 2019-04-14 23:01

    Iran to host UNOOSA regional workshops

    TEHRAN – Iran will host two regional workshops of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) on environmental problems and outer space treaty in the near future, the information and communication technology (ICT) minister announced, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Iran, UNIDO sign MOU on startup, ICT fields 2019-04-13 20:55

    Iran, UNIDO sign MOU on startup, ICT fields

    TEHRAN – Information and Communication Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director General Li Yong.

  • ICT market projected to expand by 2.5 times 2019-04-09 10:42

    ICT market projected to expand by 2.5 times

    TEHRAN – According to the sixth five-year national development plan (2016-2021), the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market is projected to expand by 2.5 times, the head of Telecommunication Infrastructure Company announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • امداد رسانی به روستای «چم مهر» 2019-04-09 10:41

    Flood damage to national telecom network estimated at $350m

    TEHRAN -- Estimates put losses of the recent flood to the national telecommunication network at 15 trillion rials (about $357 million), Information and Communication Technology Ministry spokesman announced, Mehr reported on Saturday.

  • سیل لرستان 2019-04-09 10:41

    ICT ministry restores connectivity in Lorestan after devastating flood

    TEHRAN – The 4G internet coverage which had been lost due to the recent devastating flood in the city of Poldokhtar, Lorestan province, is now reconnected, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on his Twitter account, IRNA reported.

  • Poldokhtar 2019-04-06 11:09

    ICT ministry restores connectivity in Lorestan after devastating flood

    TEHRAN – The 4G internet coverage which had been lost due to the recent devastating flood in the city of Poldokhtar, Lorestan province, is now reconnected, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on his Twitter account, IRNA reported.

  • children 2019-03-11 14:19

    Koodakonline awards selected apps for kids

    TEHRAN – Four apps for kids, developed by Iranian companies, were selected on Sunday as the best at the closing ceremony of Koodakonline, a festival on creating appropriate content for children and young adults.

  • space technology 2019-02-06 14:44

    Iranian Space Agency supports space-based businesses

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry has ordered the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) to establish space technology and space-based service working group to provide financial facilities for space-based businesses, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • startup office space 2019-02-03 22:31

    ICT Ministry provides office spaces for 270 startups

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry has provided office spaces for 270 startups in the cities of Tehran and Mashhad, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi wrote on his Twitter account.

  • Iran’s ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi (l) and his Iraqi counterpart Naim al-Rubaye   pose for a photo in an undated picture 2019-01-25 21:25

    Iran, Iraq discuss ICT cooperation

    TEHRAN -- Iran’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and his Iraqi counterpart Naim al-Rubaye discussed further cooperation in the field of communication and information technology during a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

  • children and internet 2019-01-25 21:23

    About 65% of Iranian children aged 3-5 have smart phones: official

    TEHRAN – Some 65 percent of children in Iran between 3-5 years of age have smart cellphone or tablets, said Khosro Saljouqi, the executive director of children’s internet plan of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), ILNA reported on Friday.

  • VC 2019-01-23 21:48

    ICT Ministry to support startups through VCs

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to support startups through venture capitals instead of offering loans, said Hamidreza Ahmadian, an official with ICT Ministry, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • SMART IRRIGATION 2019-01-20 22:32

    Majlis to mull over smart agriculture

    TEHRAN – The Iranian parliament (Majlis) will discuss activities of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in the field of smart agriculture and using IT in this industry.

  • DOE, ICT Ministry sign MOU for preventing and fighting wildfire in Golestan National Park 2019-01-16 09:54

    DOE, ICT Ministry to prevent, fight wildfires in Golestan National Park

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) and the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to contain natural disasters such as wildfires using modern technologies in Golestan National Park, northern Iran.

  • children and internet 2019-01-11 21:30

    ‘80% of web content for kids not safe for Iranian children’

    TEHRAN – Over 80 percent of internet content for kids is not safe and appropriate for children in Iran, the secretary of Koodakonline festival said, Fars reported on Wednesday.

  • بلاک‌چین 2018-12-30 22:29

    ICT Ministry introduces blockchain in a video series

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry introduces blockchain technology in a series of videos for public.

  • digital transformation 2018-12-22 10:37

    University of Tehran preparing national document on digital transformation

    TEHRAN – The University of Tehran is preparing a national document on digital transformation, Mehr reported Wednesday.

  • ICT 2018-12-18 21:21

    Iran, a booming market for ICT in Asia: report

    TEHRAN -- Iran is one of the booming markets for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Asia, the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) of Iran announced in its latest report.

  • Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi 2018-12-09 21:41

    ‘Plans underway to develop digital transformation’

    TEHRAN – The Information and Communication Technology Ministry (ICT) has several plans for developing digital transformation, ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Saturday, IRNA reported.

  • e-government 2018-12-01 21:28

    ICT ministry urges Majlis to help develop e-government

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has asked Majlis (the Iranian parliament) to help expand e-government in state-run organization, Mehr reported on Monday.

  • gasoline smart card 2018-12-01 19:57

    Iran starts issuing smart cards for gasoline purchase

    TEHRAN – Iran started issuing smart cards for purchasing gasoline on Monday through “Mobile Government” - the first phase of e-government services project which came on stream in May.

  • children and cyberspace 2018-11-13 22:03

    ICT ministry plans to introduce parental control apps

    TEHRAN -- The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to introduce parental control applications in the near future, the ICT minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced, Mehr reported.

  • The ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi (r) and the Amir Kabir University of Technology Seyyed Ahamad Motamedi attend the Amir Kabir Technology Tower inauguration ceremony on Saturday  2018-10-22 21:09

    ICT Ministry seeks academic network for digital transformation

    TEHRAN -- The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Ministry plans to boost network amongst the Iranian universities in order to develop digital transformation in the country, the ICT minister said on Saturday, Mehr reported.

  • Half a million visas issued for Arbaeen pilgrims 2018-10-22 21:08

    Iran provides telecom infrastructure during Arbaeen

    TEHRAN – Iran provides infrastructure for 8 million connections simultaneously per minute through cellphones for the Arbaeen pilgrims, Telecommunication Infrastructure Company announced, Mehr reported.