Internet Shutdown Iran

Report: Iran cuts mobile internet in some provinces

Associated Press  DECEMBER 25, 2019 — 9:15AM TEHRAN, Iran — Authorities in Iran have shut down mobile internet service in some provinces over security concerns, the semiofficial ILNA news agency reported Wednesday. The report quotes an unnamed official in the country’s Telecommunications Ministry as saying the cut could be extended to more provinces if security […]

Iran Voice of America

US ‘Concerned’ Iran’s Intranet Project Will Repress Internet Freedom

This article originated in VOA’s Persian Service. Nike Ching contributed from the State Department. The Trump administration has expressed concern about reports that Iranian authorities have made progress in developing a domestic intranet and firewall system to shield Iran from the global internet. In a written response to VOA Persian questions, a State Department spokesperson said […]