One in four use mobiles

02 November 2007
Iran's mobile phone penetration has reached 25 per cent of its population, according to Communications and IT Minister Mohammad Soleymani. The country's largest mobile phone operator, Mobile Company of Iran, a subsidiary of Telecommunications Company of Iran, has more than 20 million customers.

Iran's mobile phone penetration has reached 25 per cent of its population, according to Communications and IT Minister Mohammad Soleymani. The country's largest mobile phone operator, Mobile Company of Iran, a subsidiary of Telecommunications Company of Iran, has more than 20 million customers.

Its rival Irancell, which is 49

per cent owned by South Africa's MTN Group, has 4.6 million customers.

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