EghtesadOnline: The Telecommunication Company of Iran has a consolidated dominance over the country’s communications sector with the company’s CEO boasting that 60% of Iranian Internet users have subscriptions with the firm or its partner company Mobile Telecommunication Company of Iran (MCI).
EghtesadOnline: Major Iranian Android app store Cafe Bazaar has forayed into the video streaming business by releasing a new update for its popular mobile application.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian companies are trying to follow suit and catch up with the global trend of promoting and offering organic food products, with several startups connecting consumers directly with producers based in rural and underdeveloped areas.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran has presented crucial data pertaining to the housing sector in Tehran and across Iran over the past few years, which cover sale and rent price trends, empty homes and old residential units, among others.
EghtesadOnline: In the face of mounting pressure from the hawkish US President Donald Trump on international firms to ditch their Iran operations, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn says the company is committed to maintaining its presence in the country.
EghtesadOnline: Plans are underway to update and implement new rules and regulations regarding different aspects of Iranian airports, based on the European Aviation Safety Agency's protocols.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran ranked 94th in the Global Cities Index from among the list of 135 metropolitan cities under study in the A.T. Kearney 2018 Global Cities report, which shows an improvement of 4 notches compared to the Iranian capital city’s 2017 standing.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 35 small- and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises are currently being set up in Iran with foreign investment, a deputy industries minister said.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian cinemas earned 723.47 billion rials ($17.22 million) in box office returns during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 21-May 21), registering an increase of more than 50% compared with last year’s corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: About 236 tons of saffron worth more than $325 million were exported from Iran during the last fiscal year (March 2017-18), indicating a 55% and 56% growth in weight and value respectively compared with the year before.