International cooperation

In its business with international organizations, telecommunications operators and carriers, RUE Beltelecom is guided with the principles of partnership and mutually beneficial collaboration.

The key strategy of Beltelecom in its international business is to pursue a uniform foreign economic policy, implement a complex of actions aimed to organization and development of its international business, mutually beneficial cooperation with foreign countries, create favorable conditions for implementation of advanced telecommunication technologies and services,and produce a positive image of the enterprise.

International business of Beltelecom is carried out along the following lines:

  • cooperation with international telecommunication organizations
  • participation in international telecommunication projects
  • bilateral cooperation with foreign operators and carriers, as well as manufacturers of telecommunication equipment.

In October 2003 Beltelecom was awarded certificates of compliance of its telecommunications design and service quality management system to the requirements of ISO 9001:2001 under the national certification system of the Republic of Belarus and TGA (German Association for Accreditation).

Beltelecom has been actively cooperating with international organizations such as the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Regional Community for Cooperation in Communications (RCC), European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (EUTELSAT), international telecommunication satellite organizations INTERSPUTNIK and others.

By Resolution of the Council of Ministers No.48 of April 4, 2003 Beltelecom was authorized to act as Intersputnik Signatory from the Republic of Belarus and sign an Operating Agreement. The Agreement was signed on 17 July 2003. Intersputnik, an International Organization of Space Communications, includes 24 countries.

Beltelecom has been taking part in international projects such as TEL/TET, TAE and ITUR.

RUE Beltelecom places a high value on improvement and development of telecommunications sector and response to the demand for telecommunication services, introduction of advanced technologies, pooling intellectual and production resources, exchange of experience and information. That is why Beltelecom maintains bilateral business ties with the leading operators and carriers abroad on a contract basis.

At present the National Telecommunications Operator of the Republic of Belarus maintains contractual ties with more than 170 international companies involved in telecommunication business in different countries.

RUE Beltelecom is offering Home Country Direct Service to customers from foreign countries. RUE Beltelecom has signed agreements with about 10 countries worldwide for provision of the Service. When visiting Belarus customers from foreign countries may access any of the said countries on a collect call basis or by charging money to a foreign carrier's telecommunication charge card account.