On the sidelines of TELECOM 2017, Mr. Eng. Sadoughi, Managing Director of Hamrah Aval operator, mentioned that he is accompanying the ICT Minister on his trip to Iraq, stating that: 'Compared to last year's services, you are witnessing a 150 percent increase in provided infrastructure which enables us to provide 2G, 3G, 4G and free WiFi services'.
The Public Relations department of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, reports that Mr. Sadoughi also informed the media of the ongoing negotiations with Iraqi officials to acquire the necessary permits for WiFi provision, stating that: 'We hope that we will acquire the related permits during this trip'.
Eng. Sadoughi also referred to the ongoing efforts for coordinating with Iraqi operators regarding Roaming service provision and the establishment of direct links, underscoring that: 'We have also planned ahead for portable portals along the main marching route of the Pilgrims, who are heading for the holy shrines, for the Arbayin ceremony