Key Summit Highlights

•      Investing in Iran's telecom and ICT Sector: The Government's critical role
•      The importance of upgrading Iran's telecom and ICT sector to boost employment, improve productivity & lower business transaction cost
•      Establishing Ultra Broadband Corridors across Iran: Potential Foreign-Iranian Joint Venture Investment Opportunities
•      Foreign investment law update, protection of foreign investments in Iran and political risk mitigation
•      Potential Iranian-foreign JVs outside Iran, in Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
•      E-Commerce opportunities in Iran/Fostering Start-Ups & ICT Entrepreneurship/Pioneering Crowd-Sourcing in Iran
•      Spectrum allocation in Iran
•      National Broadband Network (incl. National Information Network, Mobile Broadband Network, Fixed Broadband Network, Increase of International Bandwidth, Information Transaction Network)
•      3G Offerings in Iran
•      Technology Neutral Licenses (Service-based)
•      Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) Licenses
•      Wi-Fi Operating Licenses
•      National Roaming in Iran
•      Mobile Number Portability (MNP) Licenses
•      OTT like services and the ecosystem (such as VoIP, SMS, video streaming, etc.)
•      Next generation ICT business model (how Telco's become smart pipes, best cases and solutions)
•      4G Licenses Issuance & Planning for new tenders
•      4G LTE development and advances
•      Beyond 4G: latest developments in 5G
•      Social media in Iran: latest developments, limits and potential
•      Internet for all in Iran
•      Mobile marketing and branding
•      The Filtering market in Iran
•      Mobile devices in Iran
•      QoS issues in Iran telecoms
•      Latest Developments in the Hilal Internet, completion date: end 2015
•      Mobile Data market in Iran
•      Tariff Setting for Fixed Voice and Mobile (Local and Long Distance)
•      Value Added Services (on Fixed, Mobile, and Broadband)
•      International IP Transit
•      Iran as an Infrastructure Hub of the region
•      National Fiber Operator
•      International Voice Origination and Termination (VoIP) Licenses
•      Cloud Computing & Virtualization
•      IoE: Internet of Everything - The Next Generation of B2B, M2M, D2D Services
•      Service and Content Regulation Process in other countries
•      Telco Service Differentiation: Evolution from Network to Connectivity Providers, the emergence of more mission critical applications
•      Worldwide Best Practices in IT and Internet and Telecoms
•      Evolution of next generation ICT services which will be launched in the future
•      Role of new technology in telecom industry (LTE, FTTx, millimeter wave)
•      Role of telecom operators in the new service ecosystem
•      Content Ecosystem and Role of Key Players in Iran telecoms industry
•      Prerequisites for launching local main data centers, and licensing procedure in other countries
•      Mobile Payment, Mobile Wallet Opportunities in Iran
•      Banking transactions and settlement ICT technologies
•      M-Insurance
•      M-Entertainment/Movies
•      Digital and Mobile Education
•      Rural Telephony
•      ICT & e-Commerce for SMEs in Iran
•      Emergency Telecoms and ICT usage
•      FTTH usage, market potential & new opportunities in Iran
•      Optical Fibres Project - Cooperation with Iraq: Case Study
•      Small Satellites
•      Submarine Cables
•      Power Distribution & Transmission ICT - Smart Grids? SCADA
•      Hospital & Pharmaceutical ICT
•      Telemedicine/Mobile Healthcare/Wearable Medical Devices
•      Pre-paid Cards
•      Debit Cards/Credit Cards
•      Smartphones and Low-priced Smartphone market in Iran
•      Satellite Communications market potential in Iran. Broadcasting, TV media, IPTV opportunities
•      VSAT for oil & gas, maritime and emergency usage