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Afranet is the first tier one Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the Iranian Private Sector.

Afranet, the first Iranian Internet Connection Provider (ICP) in the private sector, was established in 1998.

Afranet's Founder and CEO (Dr. Fereidoun Ghasemzadeh) is one of Sharif University's most distinguished alumni. (See Wikipedia)

As one of the leading Iranian internet service providers, Afranet is the first ISP Company to have achieved ISO 9001 certification and gain ISP License from the PTT (Ministry of Post, Telegraph and Telephone).

Having a well educated, trained and customer focused professional workforce as well as access to the latest satellite and telecommunication technologies, Afranet is directly connected to the internet backbone with a send and receive bandwidth available on-demand.

Afranet boasts a diverse set of solutions portfolios such as; Internet Access, Telephony services, E-commerce, Data Center provision and Consulting services.  

Afranet’s Achievements:

1. Afranet is ranked 1st by the Iranian Informatics Council for the provision of Information Systems Services within Iran. (See High Council of Informatics Rankings)

2. Afranet’s satellite ground station was inaugurated by the Minister of Industries in 1999, making Afranet the first Internet Company in the Private sector to have direct satellite access to the Internet Backbone.

3. Afranet successfully hosted the National university Exam results website which had over 1,200,000 visitors with millisecond response time - recording the most viewers to an Iranian website in a day.

4. Afranet holds the record for the most concurrent (over 20,000) viewers to an Iranian website (national university entrance exam results’ website).

5. Afranet hosted the first M-Commerce website in Iran which provided results for the national university entrance exam via SMS messages to mobile phones.

6. Afranet is the first Iranian ICP (internet Connection Provider) in the country to hold a RWTUV certificate. (2003)

7. Afranet has been an active organizer of free conferences, classes, seminars and workshops aimed at promoting and expanding the culture of internet use in the country, since 1999.

8. Afranet pioneered the use of E1 lines for Internet in Iran.

9. Afranet pioneered the use of IN (Intelligent Network) lines for Internet and Telephone in Iran.

10. Afranet is the first company to provide Intelligent Internet (Easynet) and Intelligent Telephone (Easyphone) services in Iran.

11. Afranet is committed to discharging its social responsibilities and is active in:

  • 50% discount to 300 schools nationwide.
  • Provides financial assistance to orphans.
  • In collaboration with UNICEF, affords financial and logistical support for rural kindergartens.
  • The provision of free University Entrance Exam results to over 30,000,000 students since 2003.
  • Afranet provides financial support for SchoolNet – A project to provide free internet, I.T. equipment and training to schools.