According to BelTA secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao plans to attend the events of the international expo of telecommunications, information and banking technologies TIBO 2016 which is due in Minsk on 19-22 April.
According to BelTA in Belarus there are around 12,000 registered online shops, head of the trade and services management division of the Belarusian Trade Ministry Violetta Brezovskaya told journalists on 13 April at BelTA's press center.
According to BelTA Belarus intends to follow the way of getting integrated into the global information space by developing the national satellite communication and broadcasting system. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko gave the relevant instructions as he visited the space communication center, which is being established in the town of Stankovo, Dzerzhinsk District, Minsk Oblast on 12 April.
According to BelTA the Internet will not completely replace newspapers and television, Belarusian First Deputy Information Minister Igor Lutsky said ahead of the National Youth Internet Forum in Minsk on 4 April.
According to TeleGeography belarusian mobile infrastructure operator Belarusian Cloud Technologies (beCloud), which owns a 15-year licence to operate 4G LTE infrastructure in the 1710MHz-1730MHz/1805MHz-1825MHz and 2530MHz-2565MHz/2650MHz-2685MHz bands, says that around 4,500 users in Minsk are now using the new network, up from less than 3,000 at the start of the year.