According to TelegGeography belarusian mobile operator MTS Belarus has reportedly been allocated a fourth mobile radio frequency (RF) channel (of 5MHz) to boost its 3G/3G+ mobile bandwidth capabilities, ahead of the country hosting the upcoming World Hockey Championship, due to be held in the capital Minsk in May. Further, at a meeting attended by its CEO Vladimir Karpovich, MTS Belarus confirmed its intentions to hold on to the fourth carrier frequency permanently at all base transceiver stations (BTS) after the event.
According to BelTA mobile applications featuring a guide for the upcoming ice hockey world championship in Minsk are now available to tourists from Vadim Karmazin, Director of the Tourism Department of the Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry.
According to BelTA the Chinese company Huawei does not rule out that it may implement the project Safe City in Minsk. The statement was made during the meeting of Deputy Premier of Belarus Anatoly Tozik and the top management of the company Bel Huawei Technologies which represents the company's interests in Belarus.
According to BelTA the education project Web All Ages Yield Surrender of the mobile operator MTS, the Belarusian Association of Social Workers and the UNFRA has been named the most efficient educational initiative of 2013.
According to BelTA a website is now online to present all kinds of information about the innovative development of Minsk and opportunities for implementing innovative projects. The project was presented before mass media at a roundtable session on 18 March.