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Beltelecom targets two million Byfly and IPTV subscribers by September

26 Jul 2012

Belarusian state-owned national PTO Beltelecom hopes to have signed up two million internet subscribers by September 2012, online news portal e-Belarus.org quotes its managing director Sergei Popkov as saying. The Beltelecom official says that by that date his firm will have more than 1.4 million broadband subscribers while, taken overall, the total will reach two million including IPTV interactive TV users.

TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database reports that at 31 March 2012 Beltelecom had 1.211 million high speed internet customers, and an estimated 460,000 IPTV users. The carrier’s international internet capacity currently stands at 220Gbps (80Gbps to Europe and 140Gbps to Russia). The telco is planning to launch commercial digital terrestrial TV (DTT) broadcasting by the middle of 2013.

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