MTS Belarus reports over 220,000 passengers using free Wi-Fi at railways stations

20 Jul 2018

Mobile network operator (MNO) MTS Belarus has revealed that more than 220,000 rail passengers are accessing its free Wi-Fi services at stations around the country, following the signing of an agreement with Belarusian Railways last year. The MNO’s free service is open both to MTS subscribers and rail travellers, with users collectively downloading more than 120TB of data in the first year. Further, MTS Belarus notes that passengers accounted for more than 500,000 connections to the public Wi-Fi service – the top five stations being in Minsk, Brest, Gomel, Orsha and Zhlobin – with the average usage time recorded at 48 minutes per user connection. Along with the aforementioned stations, MTS Belarus notes that Wi-Fi is also available in the cities of Molodechno, Borisov, Baranovichi, Lida, Grodno, Luninets, Pinsk, Kalinkovichi, Mogilev, Osipovichi, Bobruisk, Krichev, Vitebsk and Polotsk.

Belarus,MTS Belarus,



Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.