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Belarusian ISPs get official permission to provide Wi-Fi services

Author: Mikhail Doroshevich


According to the first deputy Minister of Communications and Informatisation Ivan Rak Belarusian licensed ISPs will be allowed to provide wireless broadband access based on Wi-Fi technology.

This decision was taken by Security Council State Comission on Radiofrequences meeting. That means that a 2400-2483,5 MHz radio frequency with radiated power not exceeding 100 MWt is allowed for radioelectronic means of wireless broadband access. The installation of the devices and putting them into exploitation do not require speci

At present, only the national operator Beltelecom provides Wi-Fi internet access using 2400MHz frequency. The company had already installed over 210 access points. More than 130 of them are situated in Minsk, others are in regional centers, and some are in district centers. At present, over 2000 unique users use Wi-Fi networks in Belarus.

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