According to TeleGeography Mobile operator A1 Belarus has begun selling NB-IoT module equipment for developers of IoT solutions for businesses and consumers, with connectivity provided via a special 'NB-IoT Telemetry' tariff on favourable terms including a month's free service plus a free SIM chip instead of a standard SIM card.
According to BelTA women outnumber men in the paid workforce in Belarus a bit. Women are also actively exploring such industries as IT and ICT, Belarus' Labor and Social Security Minister Irina Kostevich said in an interview with the ONT channel.
According to BelTA Belarus plans to implement the smart city concept in ten cities, Elena Shorr, the deputy head of the department for state-run ICT projects and procurement at the Belarusian Communications and Informatization Ministry, said at the forum "Smart sustainable cities: from concept to implementation" on 3 March.
According to BelTA a pilot project to develop 5G technology will be implemented in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. The relevant agreement was signed by Belarusian First Deputy Communications and Informatization Minister Sergei Nesterovich, Director General of SZAO Industrial Park Development Company Yan Gang, and Head of the Industrial Park Administration Aleksandr Yaroshenko on 25 February.
According to BelTA a new news TV channel will be launched in Belarus, Information Minister Aleksandr Karlyukevich told the media after the meeting of the Belarusian head of state with the country's biggest state-run media outlets on 11 February.
According to BelTA the national IT sector needs to be more focused on the Belarusian economy and not the economy of other countries, Belarus' Prime Minister Sergei Rumas said as he attended the Council of Ministers' meeting to discuss the country's social and economic development on 11 February.
According to BelTA a TV audience measurement system will start working in Belarus by the end of 2020, Belarus Information Minister Aleksandr Karlyukevich told journalists following a meeting between the Belarusian president and heads of the country's biggest state-run media outlets.