Free wi-fi spots started operating in test mode at 10 railway stations in Belarus on 10 July, press service of the Belarusian Railways reports.
Free internet has become available to passengers departing from big cities like Gomel, Grodno, Minsk, Mogilev and Vitebsk.
In addition, the service has been introduced at stations of smaller cities and towns: Baranovichi, Bobruisk, Borisov, Kalinkovichi, Krichev, Lida, Luninets, Molodechno, Orsha, Osipovichi, Pinsk, Polotsk and Zhlobin – 18 railway stations altogether.
Wi-fi hot spots are installed in waiting rooms and halls and operate using 4G technology.
The joint project was announced by mobile operator MTS and the Belarusian Railways four months ago. The launch of the service at all railway stations is scheduled on 25 July, 2017.
Internet is available to subscribers of any mobile operator after authorization via sms, MTS said in March.