Negotiations with the Director of the Regional Office of the International Telecommunication Union for the CIS Countries

Today, March 16, negotiations between the Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus Konstantin Shulgan and Director of the Regional Office for the CIS Countries of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Natalia Mochu took place.

On March 1, 2021, a working meeting of the Minister of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus Konstantin Shulgan with the Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau Doreen Bogdan-Martin took place in a virtual format.

During the meeting, the Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau highly appreciated the results of work with the Communications Administration of the Republic of Belarus in the development of information and communication technologies, as well as the leading positions of our country in various international rankings in terms of ICT indicators.

RUE “Belpochta” Awarded with the Certificate of the Universal Postal Union

RUE “Belpochta” has been awarded with the UPU Quality Management Certificate of Level A (Gold)

Republican Unitary Enterprise of Posts “Belpochta” has been awarded with the UPU Quality Management Certificate of Level A (Gold).

The certification has been carried out within the audit of postal service quality management; as a result, the experts have highly appreciated the activity of the enterprise, the optimization and operational process improvement, perfect cooperation with customs authorities, national and international airlines.

The Ministry of Communications and ITU will hold the International Forum on Smart Sustainable Cities in Minsk in March 2021

International Telecommunication Union with the Ministry of Communication and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will hold an International Forum on the topic «Smart sustainable cities: organizational and technical aspects of development» from March 16 to 18, 2021 in Minsk.

Telecommunication development indicators in the Republic of Belarus of 2020

In the second half of 2020, the active development of the information and communication infrastructure of the Republic of Belarus continued.

As of January 1, 2021, telecommunication services are provided by 189 telecommunication operators.

As a result of the implementation of measures for the construction and modernization of telecommunication networks, the following results were achieved.

The number of subscribers of fixed broadband Internet access increased by more than 23 thousand and amounted to 3.256 million.

Representatives of the Communications Administration of Belarus took part in the 4th Annual CIS & CEE Spectrum Management Conference

On December 16-18, 2020, the 4th Annual CIS & CEE Spectrum Management Conference was held in a virtual format, which was organized by ForumGlobal and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Within the framework of the Conference, presentations were made by leading experts in the field of telecommunications, discussions were organized on the topical issues: WRC-19, WRC-23, mmWave bands, the digital divide, key spectrum bands (in low, mid and high ranges), future connectivity networks, spectrum sharing, spectrum for verticals and much more.

The representatives of the Telecom Administration of the Republic of Belarus take part in the ITU Regional Development Forum for CIS Region

ITU Regional Development Forum for CIS Region, 14-15 December 2020

Regional Development Forum is a platform for regional dialogue between ITU and its Member States, Sector Members, Academia and other interested stakeholders aimed at strengthening cooperation and partnerships to promote the activities carried out at the regional level.

Measuring digital development: Facts and figures 2020

ITU’s Measuring digital development: Facts and figures 2020 offers a snapshot of the most important ICT indicators, including estimates for the current year. Latest figures show a wide urban-rural connectivity gap. Large swathes of the rural landscape are still not covered by a mobile broadband network, and fewer households in these areas have Internet access.

The data also reveal that mobile cellular subscriptions are declining for the first time in history and that global growth in mobile broadband subscriptions is levelling out.

WTIS-20

The ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) is the main global forum for telecommunication and information society measurements. Since 1996, the WTIS convenes government ministers, business leaders, regulators, national statisticians, top academics, and ICT data producers and analysts, from all parts of the globe, to discuss issues related to information society trends and their measurement.