Jun 28, 2020 18:33 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jul 13, 2020 14:54 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari-Jahromi
    Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari-Jahromi

Tehran (IP) - Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology said the Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran will offer 5G internet within 2 months.

Iran PressIran News: Speaking on the sidelines of the inauguration of the biggest data center in the western and northwestern Iran, Mohammad-Javad Azari-Jahromi said the 5G internet laboratory will be unveiled within two weeks.

"Sustainability of the national information network, decentralization of equipment inside Tehran, and co-location services are among the benefits of opening this data center," Jahromi continued.

Jahromi described the Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran as the biggest operator in the Middle East which has the widest coverage.

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology had earlier said that the Government will spend more than 100,000 billion Tomans to develop and enhance the national data network and make 5G internet available.

He said that the budget has been allocated by the Government for expanding the network.

Azari-Jahromi also said the goal of the country is to have five million Internet TV subscribers. This field of economy is a huge opportunity.

In telecommunications, 5G is the fifth generation technology standard for cellular networks, which cellular phone companies began deploying worldwide in 2019, the planned successor to the 4G networks which provide connectivity to most current cellphones. 

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