About us | Beltelecom

About us

The Republican Unitary Enterprise Beltelecom is the leading telecommunication company with a long history, the personnel of which provides and develops communication technologies important for the state, society, private and corporate customers. In its activities, the company focuses on the active policy of expansion and improvement of telecommunication services. The company shows a constant dynamic development and holds a leading position on the telecommunication market of the Republic of Belarus being the largest telecommunication operator in the territory of our country.

Beltelecom was founded on July 3, 1995 as Republican Association. On 1 August 2004 the company was re-organized to the Republican Unitary Telecommunication Enterprise. Regional unitary enterprises as well as the Minsk City Telephone Network, Long Distance Communications and the Minsk Telephone-Telegraph Station were re-organized into branches of Beltelecom by affiliation.

Today, Beltelecom includes 9 branches and 3 productions as part of the company's head unit.

Branches:

  • Brest Branch
  • Vitebsk Branch
  • Gomel Branch
  • Grodno Branch
  • Mogilev Branch
  • Minsk Branch
  • Minsk City Telephone Exchange Branch
  • Long-Distance Communication Branch
  • Agricultural Subsidiary Economy Branch

Productions as part of the company's head unit:

  • International Switching Center
  • Information and Accounting Center 
  • Minsk telephone-telegraph station

Mission of Beltelecom - bringing people together, giving the freedom to communicate and obtain information. 

The company’s brand portfolio consists of the brand Beltelecom, that represents voice communication, data transmission, hosting and other services as well as the brands byfly (high-speed Internet access), ZALA (interactive, terrestrial and Internet TV), and YASNA (service packages).

byfly – is a strong and independent brand, in the trading portfolio of which the best offers on Internet access for corporate and home use are collected. Today byfly is both a wired and wireless Internet access ensuring high speed of data transmission, comfortable use of the service at home and at work.

Speeds from 3 up to 100 Mbit/s and higher are available for byfly subscribers depending on the connection technologies.

ZALA – is the brand combining television services of RUE Beltelecom. Under this brand interactive, terrestrial and Internet television services are provided to subscribers. A wide range of channels, thematic packages of various genres make ZALA services popular among different social groups. Interactivity of ZALA allows subscribers to watch favorite TV programs at the time of their convenience.

Through the service  «Information Portal» of the interactive television ZALA subscribers can view latest news, weather forecasts, exchange rates as well as to pay utility and communication services using payment system «TV-banking» staying inside.

YASNA is a brand under which subscribers are offered various sets of services needed by modern people for comfort and adequate communication. The brand provides individuals with the most requested services based on the subscriber access network using GPON technology (passive optical networks). Using this technology, subscribers can access the Internet at speeds up to 100 Mbit /s, modern television services and other services that require high capacity.

GPON-technology is a variety of FTTH (optic for home) and offers optical fiber laying to a subscriber’s flat. Thereby all active intermediate devices (switches and routers) are excluded, that certainly improves the quality of services provided, and creates the preconditions for increasing the speed to a subscriber up to 1 Gbit/s and more. In this case, a subscriber is provided with a ‘smart’ device ONU, which has different interfaces (Ethernet, FXS, Wi-Fi) for provision of various telecommunication services – IMS services, ZALA interactive and Internet television, Internet access, security alarm, entry phone, and “Smart Home” services.

One of the main indicators of success and company’s credibility is a constantly growing number of its subscribers. Millions of subscribers choose RUE Beltelecom as a communications service provider. As for the penetration rate of broadband Internet access per 100 inhabitants the Republic of Belarus has achieved the European average.

Wi-Fi access points from Beltelecom are available in the most visited public places of cities. The most popular hot-spots are in hotels, the national airport, sport complexes and health resorts, railway stations, auto stations, cinemas, shopping and exhibition centers.

For the convenience of its subscribers, Beltelecom has a network of service centers throughout the country.

At present RUE Beltelecom ensures transmission of TV and radio programs via communication channels to television and radio companies, transmission of unscheduled TV programs, «video bridges» and «video channel on demand» from the event venues and other occasions, ensures television and sound broadcasting within the territory of the republic.

In 2018, the potential of Beltelecom was aimed at the development of modern telecommunication infrastructure. Efforts were focused on upgrading the telecommunications networks. Copper cables were replaced and GPON-based fiber-optic access networks were built, subscribers were switched to the NGN/IMS multi-service platform throughout the country. Based on the results of 2018, works on closure of crossbar exchanges were completed in the republic. About 68.5% of telephone subscribers were switched over to the NGN/IMS platform. Technical feasibility for connection via GPON technology for 95% of multi-dwelling urban development was provided.

Based on the xPON network, users are offered the services of a qualitatively new level. In addition to the standard set - telephone, television, Internet - the network infrastructure allows one to get "Smart Home", "Video Control", interphone system and a number of other services.

In 2018, YASNA package line was significantly expanded. For the first time, our users were offered Internet access speeds of up to 200 Mbps.

New solutions for business sector appeared. Beltelecom offers its corporate clients a wide range of modern telecommunication services on a turnkey basis. The new service package “Business Case” was a great success of the outgoing year. In addition, the hosting services range was updated and a number of other popular services were implemented.