According to the Act of the ministry of Science, Research & Technology, ITRC title has been changed to the Research Institute of ICT.
PR of Ministry of ICT – Dr. Mahdi Akhavan in a news meeting said:" The new title explains new policies of ministry of ICT".
"According to the new policy of ministry of ICT three areas including IT, security of ICT and space affairs will be pursued by the ministry's authorities seriously", he added.
He pointed: "Therefore, the researches will be defined according them to achieve the specified goals".
Deputy of Education, Research and International Affairs referred that IT discussion will be an important national topic and restated:" So national Internet network will be as the main project in the ministry".
"We see a major convergence in providing different services in ICT areas and the major activities for next years will be offering the services based on IP", he continued.
He emphasized:" Therefore a project as the title of national internet network has been defined by Ministry of ICT for several years".
Dr. Mahdi Akhavan said:" National Internet Network is an inner network on which different services and communication will be provided".
"Audio, images and data are different available services on this network and telecommunication and data networks will be converged by that", he added.
He explained this network will be executed on the actual network and pointed it will be executed to make the available services more complete, qualitative and cheaper on the network.
Deputy of Education, Research and International Affairs said:" By the Measures taken, speed of services accelerated several times after operational using of this network".
Dr. Akhavan referred to the earning income and studying at the same time as the main reasons for exiting the elites from the country and said:" According to the proposal ministry of ICT bends all efforts to use the elites as the industry area in this field ".
"Ministry of ICT determined to support the inner production and bend all efforts to prevent the import of equipments that Iranian companies can produce them in the country", he added.