Tag Archives: Iran

Korea Minting wins contract to supply chips for smart identity cards in Iran

By | December 13, 2017

State-run Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corporation (Komsco) said on Wednesday that it will supply self-developed micro chips for biometric identification for Iranians.  The shipment of 5 million integrated circuit (IC) chips is the second largest after similar supply to Central Asia last year.  According to Komsco, its IC chip is a major component of… Read More »

Iran – Electronic ID Scheme Ends in March 2019

By | November 18, 2017

Secretary of Iran High Council of Cyberspace says every Iranian will have a smart ID card, a cyber identification number, and a digital signature by March 2019. According to the council’s website, Abolhassan Firouzabadi said, “Smart ID cards, cyber identification numbers and digital signatures are key to establishing and promoting e-governance. Every real and legal person should have… Read More »

Irancell Unveils eSIM Project

By | October 16, 2017

Iran’s second largest mobile operator MTN-Irancell over the weekend announced that it is set to develop eSIMs (embedded Subscriber Identity Module) The project was announced during an event held at Irancell’s headquarters in Tehran, ISNA reported. The term eSIM relates to a new standard being promoted by the GSM Association (commonly referred to as ‘the GSMA’) — a… Read More »

Iran to Introduce Digital Health Card

By | July 11, 2017

Iran’s Social Security Organization (SSO), the largest insurance firm offering health services in the country, is set to offer digital health cards to digitize their services. According to the organization’s director, Taqi Nourbakhsh, the “Health Card” will ease Iranians’ access to primary healthcare services, CITNA reported. The details of how the cards will be used are still unknown.… Read More »