1. What kind of communication services are available in Iran?
Internet (both broadband and wireless), Fax, telephone, cellphone, and mail are the available telecommunication services available in Iran. IDD service is available. Country code is 98. Outgoing international code is 00. In case you need to make a short distance call in the street, the telephone booths are yellow and marked in English. There are also phone cards for domestic as well as international calls available.
2. How to access the internet while in Iran?
There are various ways available to access the global network in Iran. Cafe nets are the easiest way to do so. Most hotels, usually top rated ones offer internet access both in the lobby and in their rooms. Iranian mobile network providers such as "Hamrah-e Aval, Irancell, and Rightel" also provide mobile data connection on smartphones and tablet.
3. What is the electricity voltage in Iran?
220 volts AC, 50Hz. plugs are of the round two-pin type. If you have 110 volts appliance to use on your trip, like shaving machine, hair drier, etc., it is recommended to take a 110-to-220 plug with you while traveling.
4. Are there any English newspaper available in Iran?
Yes, there are. Local English newspaper as well as some international newspaper are available. Some local media channels such as Press TV, Sahar TV, Jam-e Jam, and Channel 4 have 24/7 English news and media broadcast.
5. How are the public transportation in Iran?
Just like any other country, public services such as metro, subway, bus, and taxi are readily available to ease the urban transportation.