Monday, 15 August 2022

Iran set to renationalise nation's fixed infrastructure

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Wednesday 16 June 21

New legislation will see the government take control of the country’s physical hardware and transmission equipment, claiming that Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) has failed to effectively expand their fixed network

According to local media, the Iranian government has now adopted major legislation that will see them retake control of the country’s fixed broadband infrastructure from TCI.   Iran’s fixed infrastructure was first privatised back in 2009, with the government divesting of their 51% stake in 2009, raising around $2 billion. Since then, however, the government has been displeased with TCI&rsquo…

According to local media, the Iranian government has now adopted major legislation that will see them retake control of the country’s fixed broadband infrastructure from TCI.   Iran’s fixed infrastructure was first privatised back in 2009, with the government divesting of their 51% stake in 2009, raising around $2 billion. Since then, however, the government has been displeased with TCI&rsquo…

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