According to TeleGeography A1 Belarus (formerly VELCOM), a wholly owned subsidiary of A1 Telekom Austria Group, has announced the resumption of 4G LTE mobile internet services in Gomel as part of a strategic partnership with the country's common infrastructure provider Belarusian Cloud Technologies (beCloud). Using the 1800MHz band, the two firms say that following optimisation and a doubling in network capacity, services have been restarted in Belarus' largest regional centre.
According to BelTA the Belarusian media space has become a place of a tough information war between the West and Russia, analyst of the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Research (BISR) Valentin Starichenok said as he addressed the meeting of the Expert Community project - "Analyzing Belarus: Facts and Fiction" in BelTA's press center on 11 December.
According to BelTA State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas have told reporters about results of the government conference hosted by the head of state earlier on 21 November to discuss the development of the government communications system.
According to BelTA it is profitable for Austrian companies to invest in Belarusian IT companies, BelTA learned from Director of the Hi-Tech Park Administration Vsevolod Yanchevsky on the sidelines of a business forum in Vienna.