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Iran launches national fiber optic connectivity plan

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 Iran has launched an ambitious project to connect houses to a nationwide fiber optic network - what the administration of President Hassan Rouhani would provide citizens with an easy access to high-speed internet.  The project, which had been developed by Iran Telecommunications Company (ICT), was launched by Iran's Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi.



photo by Islamic Republic News Agency

Vaezi described it as a major progress that would revolutionize Iran's national data network. He said Rouhani's administration had been pursuing the development of the national fiber optic network despite numerous obstacles that existed. 

The official further emphasized that the

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Iranian humanoid robot "Surena Mini" unveiled

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 Two major knowledge-based products including a humanoid robot dubbed 'Surena Mini' and a small animal imaging device have been unveiled today at the 5th laboratory equipment & chemicals exhibition (Iran Lab 2017).


Iranian humanoid robot 'Surena Mini' and an imaging device for small animals were among the knowledge-based productions that were unveiled Monday during the opening of the 5th laboratory equipment & chemicals exhibition (Iran Lab 2017) at Tehran

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Photos: Iran Defense Ministry showcases achievements, including some making first appearances

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 The Iranian Defense Ministry has showcased its recent technological achievements, including a jet designed indigenously for training purposes and other items that were being made public for the first time. The achievements were displayed during an exhibition at the Iranian Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) in Tehran on Saturday.



Mohajer-6 drone

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani paid a visit to the exhibition. During his visit, a number of defense achievements

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Iran forges deal with China to redesign Arak reactor

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 Iran has hashed out price differences with China to receive counselling on redesigning its only heavy water nuclear reactor, signing a deal on the project with the Chinese side, Iranian Foreign Ministry has said in a written briefing to parliament.



Arak heavy-water reactor

"The contract to receive counselling on the redesign was negotiated and signed in Beijing on April 13," read part of the report, the fifth parliamentary briefing on the 2015 international nuclear accord

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High Speed Internet and Fiber Optic Networks Around Iran

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Iran's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology is determined to extend fiber optic networks to households and businesses around the country. Over 95% of the villages around the country are also getting access to high speed internet.


Fiber optic networks have become a standard and reliable solution for internet connectivity in the recent years. Although the implementation of this network needs hefty a budgets, the overall costs will drastically decrease in the long

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