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Iran’s Largest ICT Show Kicks Off

Hailed as Iran’s largest gathering in the information and communication sector, ‘Elecomp 2017’ is host to over 800 domestic and international companies from 20 countries. The exhibition is organized by Iran’s ICT Guild Organization in an area of 60,000 square meters, some 32,000 sq. meters of which are usable. This is the third consecutive Elecomp exhibition which is particularly dedicated to promoting startup companies. According to the organizers, 340 Iranian startups will feature in Elecom Stars – an area of 7,000 sq. meters, including two large halls –to present their products and services, work alongside mentors on how to expand their business and raise funds in meetings with potential investors. Hall A41 is dedicated to state-owned ICT companies. According to Mahmoud Vaezi, Iran’s outgoing ICT minister, the third and last phase of the National Information Network will be unveiled at Elecomp. The network is designed to be an alternative, independent and countrywide n ... Read More

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Introduction of the Organization Introduction of the Organization

Considering the ever-increasing need of the country to construct and develop the computer networks and the connections between them and finally, to connect these networks to the international networks, and in order to establish necessary communication infrastructures for realizing these goals, and also in order to get access to information sources, Information Technology Organization of Iran began its services as a subset of Ministry of ICT in 1998. At the same time, with the change of the name of the Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone into the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in 2005, some changes occurred in the subordinate companies. On this basis, the identity of the Data Communication Center changed during the summer of 2006 and its name changed into the Data Communication Company. During the summer of 2007, considering the developments in the targets and missions of the company, its name changed into “Information Technology Organization” in 2008... Read More