EghtesadOnline: Iran’s tech and telecoms sector had its fair share of ups and downs in the outgoing year, from Apple removing Iranian apps from its App Store service to MTN’s $750 million investment.
EghtesadOnline: Local developers and technology-based businesses have started uploading their applications on alternative Android and iOS app markets en masse to counter a recent unprofessional move by Apple and Google which are removing Iranian apps from Play Store and App Store.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s new telecommunication minister says the country will legally pursue Apple for removing Iranian apps from its App Store.
EghtesadOnline: On a Saturday in mid-August, Iranian entrepreneur Mehdi Nayebi received an email from Apple Inc.’s App Store Review stating that his application, AloPeyk, a delivery service in Tehran, had been removed due to sanctions put in place by the U.S. government.
EghtesadOnline: In an underhand move Apple Inc. has once again removed applications of several Iranian companies from the company’s iOS App Store.