High-speed network operators are to create an Internet traffic exchange center, to be called Gix. One of the goals of this center is to implement policies for the control and prevention of unsuitable sites on Internet. Besides supporting the stability of the country's Internet network, the center is expected to result in savings on international Internet bandwidth. It will also be an important step toward government policies of reducing administration and leaving the responsibilities to the nongovernmental sector.
Updated software enables typing in FarsiIrana, a software package which enables typing of Farsi characters, has been upgraded to Version 1.1. It supports typing in Farsi on around 45 percent of current software, and it offers 9 TTF fonts and 4 FON fonts.
Upon launching Irana, users need only select one of the special fonts from the font menu and then hold down two keys to begin typing Farsi characters. The software can be ordered from the Nimak retail store at +98-21-672-8116