The Minister of Communications and Information Technology said: The establishment of the optical fiber network development account with an initial capital of one thousand billion tomans constitutes a turning point in financing the national plan for optical fibers for homes and companies.
According to informants, optical fibers are now an important part of the world’s infrastructure communications equipment; The main technology that was less used in the fixed-line telecommunications sector in Iran in the past years, but it received special attention from the government and the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in the 13th government.
The country’s infrastructure network with government investment has provided more than 70,000 km of fiber to connect different cities of the country to each other, but within the cities there is still an access network or the last connection layer to the country’s residential and commercial buildings. a country with outdated equipment connected to a network that Messi is famous for; Despite its wide reach, this network has little ability to adapt to new technologies and the use of broadband services.
This is despite the fact that, according to the decision of the Supreme Council for Cyberspace, by the year 1404, 80% of households and 100% of companies should have access to fixed broadband with an average speed of 25 Mbps, 20 million households and five Millions of businesses must have access to broadband Internet by 1404. Hard formation must be made on a substrate of optical fibers.
In this regard, Issa Zaribour, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, published a post on one of the internal social networks, and said: Today, the government approved the regulation of Section “Q” of Note 7 of the Budget Law. With this decision, a “Fiber Optic Network Development Account” will be established with an initial capital of one thousand billion tomans, which marks a turning point in financing the National Optical Fiber Plan for homes and businesses. With the implementation of this project and other measures, the way will be paved for the creation of 10 million caps by the end of the year.
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