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5G is 'high on the agenda' for Iran

8 Apr 2019

The director of Iran’s Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) says preliminary work is already underway to allocate bandwidth and update regulations for 5G mobile services. Hossein Fallah Joshaqani is quoted by Mehr news agency as saying that preparations for 5G deployment are ‘high on the agenda’ this year.

In February CommsUpdate reported that Iran’s ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi had said that the country is aiming to deploy 5G and IoT networks in Iranian calendar year 1398, which began on 21 March 2019.

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