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Iranian govt plans to expand satellite communication services

Wednesday 12 June 2019 | 14:30 CET | News

Two Iranian state agencies are working on a project to expand satellite communication services in the country. Deputy ICT minister Morteza Barari, who also heads the Iranian Space Agency (ISA), told IRNA a joint project has been launched by ISA and the Telecommunications Infrastructure Company of Iran to expand the satellite communication network.  

According to Barari, three communication satellites are to be deployed in the provinces of Tehran, Isfahan and Hamedan in the near future. He said the government recently successfully employed satellites to establish stable communications in affected areas with the help of private operators.


 



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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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