The provider explained the problems with mobile Internet in Minsk

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The mobile operator in Belarus, the A1 company, reported on August 30 that, by order of state agencies, it reduced the bandwidth of the mobile Internet in Minsk.

“Dear subscribers! By order of the authorized state bodies on the territory of Minsk, the bandwidth of the mobile Internet has been reduced. Fulfillment of the requirement leads to a deterioration in the quality of the data transmission service or temporary unavailability of the service, “the press service of the company wrote on its page in Twitter

About restoring correct access A1 will informas soon as possible. The company expressed hope for a speedy restoration of service.

Earlier on Sunday, the media reported that Internet users in Minsk again faced with interruptions in the work of the mobile Internet. It was noted that it was impossible to connect to the mobile Internet in several districts of the city along Independence Avenue – both in the center and on the outskirts. The Internet of the mobile network of the MTS company was completely disconnected, while the data transmission speed of other operators decreased.

There are interruptions in the work of messengers, in particular, Telegram, through which the protesters are coordinated.

Earlier, on August 23, it was reported that the bandwidth of the 3G network in some areas of the Belarusian capital was reduced at the request of the state authorities of the country to ensure national security.

On August 30, an unauthorized “March of Peace and Independence” takes place in Minsk. According to the Izvestia correspondent, about 100 thousand protesters gathered in the area of ​​the Minsk – Hero City stele. All approaches to the stele were cordoned off by the military, around the fences – barbed wire.

The protesters urge to move towards the residence of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus at 16:00 (Moscow time), 125 people were detained for participating in unauthorized actions.

The first arrests in the capital of the republic began after 14:00 (Moscow time), when the demonstrations began. Security officials detained people in the area of ​​the city square of Independence. Also, clashes with law enforcement officers took place near the KGB building.

In the center of the city there is a large number of riot policemen, equipment, but also soldiers of the Armed Forces of the republic.

Protests in Belarus have not subsided since August 9. On that day, presidential elections were held. According to the Central Election Commission, the incumbent head of state Alexander Lukashenko won over 80% of the vote. Citizens who disagreed with this result began to take to the streets. They faced opposition from security officials.

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