In Russia, began to increase rates for mobile communication. Operators are forced to increase the subscription fee and to revise other parameters in tariffs from-for “Spring law” and law on “sovereign Runet”. About this newspaper “Kommersant”.
“VimpelCom” (brand “Beeline”) has warned subscribers unlimited archival rates of price increases from January 16, 2020. Depending on the tariff fee will increase from 20.33 rubles to 29 rubles (approximately 18%). Batch tariff plans will change the size of the subscription plans no subscription fees will change the cost of local outgoing calls.
To change the settings of a number of corporate tariffs warned MegaFon, Tele2 changes the cost of services in international roaming in several countries, and MTS closes “legacy” services on the unlimited plan. In addition, revising rates for home Internet and paid TV “Rostelecom”.
Representatives of the operators say that changing the terms of the tariffs in accordance with market situation change which affected the cost of the “law of Spring” and planned expenditures for the implementation of the law on “sovereign Runet”. That in Russia in 2020 approximately 10% growth of prices of cell phones in November, according to the newspaper “Izvestia”. Then it was stated that companies are forced to compensate for losses due to failure from roaming inside the country, and in the light of the recently passed laws. While held by Telecom Daily, the survey showed that the majority of Russians are already feeling the rising costs of mobile communications. This was stated by 74% of respondents.
The law on “sovereign Runet”, as well as legislative initiatives in the framework of the “Spring package” was adopted in 2018-2019 and is aimed at improving the capacity of the state to control the data traffic transmitted by communication operators on the territory of Russia. Operators, in particular, must ensure the installation of special equipment, through which state authorities can control traffic routing and to access data stored for a considerable period of time.
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