Press | Entertainment and media | Services | velcom | A1 – Belarusian telecom provider


An e-media portal where you can choose from a collection of magazines or newspapers to read anywhere, anytime from any device. With Press all your favourite magazines are at hand

  • Get unlimited access to numerous nespapers and magazines from leading publishing houses.
  • The catalogue is regularly updated and and new publications appear at the same time as printed versions.
  • Entry from different devices is possible under one subscription.
  • The service works from any device with Internet Access.

How to activate:

  • Login at;
  • via USSD*656#call key;
  • Send the word DA or ДА to 6565.
To read magazines go to:

Subscription fee is charged through paid incoming SMS from 56565. SMS are received in mute mode and are not stored in phone memory. In invoice such charges are marked as "Subscription, incoming SMS charges". SMS are sent to the customer daily, until the service is disabled. Subscription is not charged in Pause and during financial block. If the block term exceeds 14 days, the service is disabled.

When the service is used in velcom network, data are charged according to data rates and current plan (or at roaming rates in roaming).

How to deactivate:

  • Send an SMS with STOP or СТОП to 6565.
  • via USSD *656*2#call key.
the customer will get an SMS notifying about the successful deactivation.

After a first-time subscription a customer gets a free 3-day trial period. Starting from day four, the subscription fee makes 0.3 BYN/day.
USSD requests *656#, *656*2# and SMS to 6565 in velcom network are free of charge.

Prices for goods and services are indicated in Belarusian rubles (BYN) inclusive of VAT.