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Iran will attend in WSIS 2017

The World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2017 represents the world's largest annual gathering of the ‘ICT for development’ community. The annual WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. The Forum provides an opportunity for information exchange, knowledge creation and sharing the best practices, while identifying emerging trends and fostering partnerships, taking into account the evolving Information and Knowledge Societies. Iran; like previous years, will attend this event to perform the following activities: Attending High-Level Policy Sessions and making speech by key speaker authorities: The H.E Mr. Mahmoud Vaezi, The Minister of Information & Communication Technology of I.R. of Iran Mr. Nasrollah Jahangard, ICT vice Minister and Chairman of Information Technology Organization of Iran (ITO) Arranging the following workshops within the event: Iran Country Work ... Read More

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Introduction of the Organization Introduction of the Organization

Considering the ever-increasing need of the country to construct and develop the computer networks and the connections between them and finally, to connect these networks to the international networks, and in order to establish necessary communication infrastructures for realizing these goals, and also in order to get access to information sources, Information Technology Organization of Iran began its services as a subset of Ministry of ICT in 1998. At the same time, with the change of the name of the Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone into the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in 2005, some changes occurred in the subordinate companies. On this basis, the identity of the Data Communication Center changed during the summer of 2006 and its name changed into the Data Communication Company. During the summer of 2007, considering the developments in the targets and missions of the company, its name changed into “Information Technology Organization” in 2008... Read More