Today Belarus celebrates the day of radio, television, and communication. On the eve of its professional day Mogilev branch of RUE “Beltelecom” held festive meeting, where the best members of the staff were awarded with Diplomas of the Ministry of Communication and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus, RUE “Beltelecom”, and Mogilev regional Soviet of Deputies.
Alexander Lisov, the director of Mogilev branch of RUE “Beltelecom”, concerns that in spite of rapid development of mobile communication, stationary phones are still needed by population of Mogilev region. Four thousand of new stationary phone users appeared for the first quarter of 2009, 2300 of them – in rural areas. On April, 1, 2009, there were more than 406 thous stationary phone users of Mogilev branch of RUE “Beltelecom” service.
The density of phones in urban phone network is 43.7 per 100 (compared to 43.4 in 2008); that of rural networks – 34 per 100 (32.1 in 2008). Mogilev branch of RUE “Beltelecom” unites 538 phone stations, 244 of them are electronic (April, 2008).