Source – Space War:
Iran proposes ECO states to jointly build telecom satellites
by Staff Writers
Tehran (XNA) Nov 13, 2012
Iranian Minister of Communication and Information Technology Reza Taqipour proposed the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states to start joint production of telecommunication satellites, semi-official Fars news agency reported on Sunday.
Addressing the first meeting of ECO states’ communication and information technology ministers in Tehran on Sunday, Taqipour called for the start of “studies over the possible grounds for building and manufacturing telecommunication equipment and use of common know-how for designing and building joint telecommunication satellites to be sent to the orbits of the member states,” according to the report. . . . [Full Story]