• IPM joined EARN via Vienna University
  • Established a leased line
  • The protocol was NJE
  • Universities joined IPM


  • Protocol was changed to TCP/IP
  • .ir was registered
  • IRANET was lunched
  • Many universities joined IRANET
  • RIPE accepted IRANET as a member
  • RIPE assigned 32 IP classes


  • An AS number was registered and assigned to IRANET
  • IRANET joined TERENA


  • The bandwidth increased to 128 Kbps
  • The bandwidth increased to 2 Mbps
  • 255 C classes assigned to IRANET


  • The bandwidth increased to 10Mbps


  • The bandwidth increased to 40Mbps


  • IRANET applied for IPv6 in 2002, and RIPE assigned the first block of IPv6 to IRANET in Iran
  • IRANET became the first national LIR in Iran
  • The IPv6 connection established through a tunnel (from Open Transit to 6ACS)


  • Working groups were established in Iranet in four categories
  • Monitoring and routing groups were reorganized based on the new vision
  • Monitoring system was developed by monitoring group in order to meet network requirements


  • Security and multimedia groups were established and jointed to the working group
  • IDS and IPS applications were developed by security group
  • Web seminar and web conference applications were developed by multimedia group
  • RMS which is a web-based switch/router monitoring tool was designed and developed by montoring group
  • IRANET Bandwidth raised up to 195Mbps


  • Working groups kept developing network applications
  • IRANET website developed and changed to new format
  • IPM network infrastructure changed and re-designed