The first Microsoft Store in Iran has reportedly opened in Tehran

Microsoft has launched a new retail store in Iran. It may be the first U.S. company to do so in the country since the recent nuclear agreement lifted trade sanctions in Iran.

PressTV reports:

"According to the Tasnim news agency on Thursday, "the American company of Microsoft stole a lead to open a mobile phone sales store in Iran This five-unit store has been opened by Pars Samtel, the exclusive agent of Microsoft mobile phones, at Iran Mobile Marketplace on Hafez Avenue in Tehran, with the company's banner ad clarifying that the store is the first in Iran," it said.

The article points out that Iran has the potential to be a huge market for Microsoft, as 90% of its 80 million people use some kind of Windows devices.

Source: PressTV; Via: Reddit

John Callaham