Number of LTE subscribers exceeded 1.068 billion in 2015
In the 4th quarter of 2015 the number of LTE subscribers exceeded 1.068 billion as reported by the Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA).
Today LTE networks develop a lot faster in comparison with other telecom networks. In the 4th quarter of 2015 156 million new subscribers were connected to LTE networks. By 2020 the number of LTE and LTE-A subscribers is expected to exceed the total number of 3G / WCDMA-HSPA subscribers.
China is the biggest LTE market with 386 million subscribers (up 84 million growth in the 4th quarter), the second largest is the North American market with almost 237 million subscribers (world market share dropped to 22.2%). The European market occupies thew third position with 14.8% of the total number of subscribers.
The meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization
The results of the socio-economic development of the industry for the first half of 2017 were considered during the meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization on August 3, 2017.
To the attention of certificate holders, applicants for the certification and those, who accept declarations
The Law of the Republic of Belarus "On conformity assessment to Technical Requirements and accreditation of conformity assessment authorities" came into force on July, 30 2017.
Preparation and testing at EMC Laboratory
EMC Laboratory under JSV Giprosvjaz conducts assessment of telecommunication equipment.
Changes in the Rules for the telecommunication services provision
The Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus № 518 dated from July 12, 2017 made some additions and changes to the Rules for the telecommunication services provision and the Rules for the of lines, communication structures and radio communications protection in the Republic of Belarus.
ITU Regional Workshop on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Future Networks
ITU Regional Workshop on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Future Networks was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia on June, 19-20.