Iran starts phasing in national internet

Tuesday 30 August 2016 | 09:39 CET | News
Iran has announced that it has completed the first phase of its plan to operate a "national internet", which was inaugurated on 28 August by Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi, report state news agency Irna and Mehr news agency.

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