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Wi-Fi access at all major sports venues during 2019 European Games in Minsk

Society 14.02.2018 | 12:20

MINSK, 14 February (BelTA) – Wi-Fi access will be provided at every key sports facility during the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarusian Communications and Informatization Minister Sergei Popkov said in an interview with BelTA.

“Ways to provide communication services to participants and guests of the European Games are under consideration. The sports venues that will host competitions and trainings, fan zones, the Student Village, hotels, and the press center will be equipped with everything necessary to provide high-quality communication services, including Wi-Fi access,” Sergei Popkov noted.

The Student Village will house the athletes and sports delegations during the competitions. Its technical capabilities will be modernized in order to provide free Wi-Fi services in all residential aprtments. “We are paying close attention to the fan zones. They will bring together tens of thousands of people, and we must ensure there are no problems with communication there. Free Wi-Fi is available at virtually every hotel, restaurant, and cafe for a long time,” the minister added.

Wireless network connection will also be available at the main sports venue, Dinamo Stadium, which is expected to have 292 Wi-Fi hotspots.

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