Iran to use South Korean technology in 4G mobile Internet project
Tehran, Iran, Jan. 13
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
Iran will use South Korean technology to launch 4G Internet service in the country, the head of Iran's Telecommunication Center Mohammad Khansari said.
He made the remarks at the meeting with a visiting South Korean delegation on Jan. 12, Iran's Fars News Agency reported on Jan. 13.
During the meeting the Iranian official said that Tehran plans to use the scientific and research capacities of other countries, especially South Korea to improve its Internet mobile services.
He further said that Tehran and Seoul can expand their relations in the Information and communications technology (ICT) field.
Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Jan.12 that the country's mobile operators will issue special SIM cards with restricted access to 3G and 4G networks for children and teenagers.
Regarding this, Iranian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has adopted a corresponding decision according to which all Iranian mobile operators should issue SIM cards with restricted access to next-generation mobile technologies.
Thus, the mobile operators will have to render services to children and teens under 18 in accordance to their age. Special SIM cards supporting the services of voice, SMS, MMS, will be issued for children and teens.
Moreover, under the ministry's decision, sale of SIM cards to children and teenagers under 18 will be prohibited in Iran.