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.
- 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), YASNA (service packages), and YASNAe TV.
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 Mbps 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.
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 Mbps, modern television services and other services that require high capacity.
YASNAe TV is the round-the-clock television channel of RUE Beltelecom in Full HD format, aimed at a wide audience: a viewer of any age, gender and profession will find something fascinating.
GPON-technology is a variety of FTTH (optic to 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 Gbps 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 – telephony based on IMS technology, ZALA interactive and Internet television, Internet access, security alarm system, home entry system, 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, bus 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 provides transmission of television and radio programs by television and radio companies through communication channels, organizes the delivery of unscheduled television programs, “video bridges” and “video playouts” from venues and other events, and ensures television and sound broadcasting within the territory of the republic.
In 2019, the potential of Beltelecom was aimed at the development of modern telecommunication infrastructure. The construction of fiber-optic networks based on GPON technology continued, the expansion of the multiservice network, broadband Internet access and pay-TV networks continued. Over the past year, the growth of GPON network subscribers amounted to 386.7 thousand, and the total number of subscribers connected to the GPON network reached 2.58 million. In 2019, 5465.2 km of fiber optic communication lines were built and commissioned. The number of IMS platform subscribers amounted to 3.37 million, broadband access subscribers - 2.653 million, ZALA television subscribers - 2.26 million.
Based on the GPON network, users are offered the services of a qualitatively new level. In addition to the standard set - Internet, television, telephony - the modern network allows to get a number of high-tech solutions. In total, the company's portfolio today includes more than 70 modern telecommunication services.
2019 was eventful. One of the most striking and memorable - the 2nd European Games. Beltelecom was the National partner of international competitions and is proud to be part of such a large-scale sports event.
In 2019 Beltelecom connected the millionth subscriber of YASNA service packages. This is a significant achievement for the company, an indicator of the quality and professionalism of the entire team. The YASNA brand quickly gained recognition of Belarusian consumers and became one of the most successful projects of the company.
In September 2019, the “YASNAe TV” channel was first aired. Having absorbed a particle of the YASNA family brand, the new channel offered content for the whole family - high-rated feature films of various genres, series, exciting sports events, including e-sports events. The channel’s range of interests also includes introducing the audience to the world of innovation and modern technology.
In 2019, the company paid special attention to the solutions for business development. Beltelecom offers corporate clients a wide range of modern telecommunication services on a turnkey basis.
The company successfully completed the year 2019. We see our further objective not only in strengthening the company's position in the domestic and foreign markets, but also in the accelerated development of promising trends of the ICT sector.