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Encyclopedia > Telecommunication Company of Iran

Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) was established in 1971 with a new organizational structure as the main responsible administration for the entire telecommunication affairs, and Iran Telecommunication Industries (ITI) was also founded in the same year to manufacture the required equipment for the national long-distance network.

TCI has taken great steps in the development of telecommunication networks and, for this purpose, as the main responsible organization in Iran, has utilized the most advanced equipment and services such as digital switching centers, optical fiber cables, mobile phones, data networks, satellite services, and telephone special services during the recent years, and has also succeeded to manufacture more than 80 percent of the required equipment inside Iran. A switching center is a node in a telecommunications Circuit switching network which is connected to either another switching center and/or to end user devices. ... A bundle of optical fibers. ... A computer network is a system for communication among two or more computers. ... Fixed Service Satellite (or FSS), is the official classification for geostationary communications satellites used chiefly for broadcast feeds for television and radio stations and networks, as well as for telephony, data communications, and also for direct-to-home (DTH) cable and satellite TV channels (although this role has been somewhat...

In parallel with these achievements, TCI has carried out activities to export technical and engineering services, and has put its experiences at the disposal of other countries within the framework of consulting and contracting agreements.

Iran is among the first five countries which have had a growth rate of over 20 percent and the highest level of development in telecommunication [1]. Iran has been awarded the UNESCO special certificate for providing telecommunication services to rural areas. UNESCO logo UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ...

TCI's main subsidiaries

  • Iran Telecommunication Manufacturing Company (ITMC)
  • Iran Telecommunication Industries (ITI)
  • Telecommunication Network Planning and Development Company
  • Optical Fiber and Solar Cell Fabrication Company
  • Shahid Ghandi Communication Cables Co.

See also

Communications in Iran The government runs the broadcast media, which includes three national radio stations and two national television networks, as well as dozens of local radio and television stations. ...

External Links

  • Official Website
  • Information Technology in Iran



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