Mobile Digital Communication Company (Velcom) has opened another sales and service centre in Bobruisk downtown, Interfax learnt from the company's press service.
According to the source, it is the company's 56th sales and service center in Belarus.
Mobile Digital Communications Belarusian-Cypriot joint venture (MDC, VELCOMTM) was set up in July 1998 by Cypriot company SB-Telecom (49%), Belarusian Beltelecom Corporation (31%) and Beltechexport CJSC (20%). In August 1998, the company obtained a ten-year license to design, build, and exploit a GSM-900 national cellular communication network. In December 2002 the company was licensed for designing a GSM-1800 network.
On August 22 2007 the company was transformed into a foreign unitary enterprise. Today Mobile Digital Communications is an official representative of Globarstar in Belarus (VELCOM and PRIVET trade marks).
As of late 2008 the number of VELCOM subscribers reached 3.7 million.