The transport system of the district consists of 2 republican and a network of local highways. The regional center is connected with the cities of Svetlogorsk (P84), Kalinkovichi (P35) by roads of republican significance. The length of public roads is 499 kilometers, of which 355 kilometers are hard-surfaced.
The nearest airport is located at a distance of 180 km (Gomel).
The region is connected by railway with Bobruisk and Zhlobin.
The Ptich river flows on the territory of the district, there are several lakes.
The Oktyabrsky District is provided with services of cellular mobile telecommunications, data transmission, broadband access to the global Internet, radio and television broadcasting and mail. Telecommunication services are provided by the regional telecommunication center of the Gomel branch of the BELTELECOM Republican Unitary Telecommunication Enterprise.