Iraq

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

ISO 3166 Code

IQ

M49 Code

368

MCC

418

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Iraq (العراق‎‎), officially known as the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, and Syria to the west.

Iraq is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Communications, and the Communications and Media Commission (CMC) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

National Mobile Network Operators

There are 7 mobile network operators servicing this region.

3G: N/A
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
3G Bands: B1 (2100 MHz)
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
4G Bands: B7 (2600 MHz)
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
4G Bands: B41 (2500 MHz)
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
4G Bands: B40 (2300 MHz)
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A
3G: N/A
4G: N/A
5G: N/A
IoT: N/A

News & Developments

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has partnered with Iraq’s leading internet and communications provider, Tishknet, to deploy the first LTE TDD network in the country. The agreement includes the latest LTE technology with the Ericsson RBS 6000 family of base stations. Also included is Ericsson’s Evolved Packet Core network, with Evolved Packet Gateway on the SSR 8000 family of Smart Services Routers.