Iran Telecom Innovations 2016 – Iran Ready to make its Mark on Internation Turf


Iran telecom innovations 2016 showcases a broad picture of the Iranian telecom market featuring equipment and infrastructure vendors, satellite operators, wholesale carriers, VAS solutions suppliers, OSS/BSS vendors and many more.

225 exhibitors from 23 countries, among them many of the market’s most dynamic companies across the telecoms ecosystem attended the four-day event.

Azam Zahmatkesh, Mobile Communications Company of Iran (MCI) – Senior Brand Expert, explained, “Mobile Communications Company of Iran, MCI, is the first mobile operation in Iran and the biggest mobile operation in the Middle East in terms of the number of subscribers. MCI is a subsidiary of TCI-Telecommunication Company of Iran. We have approximately 18.4 million postpaid and 46.2 million prepaid subscribers.

Our participation as one of the largest exhibitors at iran telecom innovations 2016 provides us best possibilities. Our main target here at the fair is to introduce the latest achievements in MCI to our target market and till now we are very satisfied with our participation here.”

The main innovations and services of MCI are as below: • Unveiling the LTE advance’s pilot project
• Testing the 5G innovation technology
• Unveiling the Wi-Fi calling technology
“To be honest, I must say, that we had first some problems to buy the technical equipment in the past. But now, according to our communication and negotiation with other companies we solved the whole problems and today we are proud to say that our company has the latest technology and we are ready to serve the Iranian market even when the market will be open for international competitors,” he added.

Shokuie Nia, Saeean Ertebat – CEO said, “We are active in Iran since 2005. Iran is an 80 million people country and it had a shortage for a long period.

The Saean Ertebat Company began its efficiency in production of telecommunication equipments with internal technical specialists efforts.The entrepreneurs with a long precedence in designing and operating telecommunication systems could immediately offer several products with modern technologies. Our products are suitable for the Iranian market because they are migrating to new IP based infrastructure. After the sanctions were lifted we hope the situation will be better and banking transactions will be easier again. Our main target here at iran telecom innovations 2016 is to look for potential resellers.” she added.

Speaking about this event – Mohammad Zohourian, Arianda/Huawei – Chief Executive Officer, said, “Our company is active in Iran since 2006. Our products are suitable for the Iranian market because we have complete solutions for IT products especially for datacenter & core network switches.

iran telecom innovations2016 is important for us because we want to show our high quality variety products to investors such as Oil, Banks and Petroleum.” He explained.

Similarly, Mazda Hamdi, Arya Hamarah Samaneh Co. – Ph.D. Senior Telecommunications Specialist said,”We are an Iranian company and started our business in 1989. Due to our 30 years’ experience in the ICT market we have been the owner of many national projects in this market.

After the sanctions were lifted, we expect to run many national projects with international investors who decide to invest in Iran.

Our main target here at iran telecom innovations 2016 is to represent our brand, to announce our new services and situations in ICT for the Iranian market, to gain new customers, networking with international companies and maybe to find a new technology partner.” he added.

Kemal Sharma, Mahindra Comviva Technologies Limited – Regional Head of Business Development and Mobile Lifestyle Solutions said, “Half a decade we are active in Iran now. Iran is the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa. Our company understands the need for business drivers in diverse markets and has extensive experience in delivering a range of solutions across these growth markets.
Drawing on this know-how, Mahindra Comviva has developed and deployed a range of solutions that enable operators of all sizes to drive revenue growth and build loyalty.

After the sanctions were lifted, we hope that the Visa and Master will be launched to open the financial relations with the global market.

Our main target on iran telecom innovations 2016 is to expose our company to the Iranian market and looking for local partners.”

Nikolay Sokolovskiy, Peter Service – Presales Manager explained, “Peter Service has been active in Iran since last year’s iran telecom innovations in September 2015. The Iranian market is of big importance to us as Iran and Russia are historically in good relations. Additionally, Iran’s population and its mobile penetration provide great potential for doing business here.

We think that our products are well suitable for the Iranian market as we are well experienced in launching MUNOs, providing software solutions to cover whole businesses of MUNOs and MNOs. Now, Iranian businesses are looking to find these mentioned solutions which Peter Service is offering so it is the perfect time for us.

For the next months, after the sanctions were lifted now, we hope that topics like bank transfers will proceed easier and faster.

With the participation at iran telecom innovations, Peter Service hopes to find potential clients and partners.”

Ali Sabetian, Giesecke & Devrient – Senior Vice President

We are active worldwide for Mobile Security, but we are newcomers to the Iranian market. This market is very promising for us and open for innovation and growth. Iran needs to catch up with the international level of technology and innovations standards. We hope to contribute to this important mission.

The sanctions were an important hurdle not to enter the Iranian market properly. Now we are glad to be at the service of Iranian Telecom & Payments industry.

At iran telecom innovations 2016 we would like to raise awareness towards our brand and the services and solutions of G&D. We are very satisfied with the show.