Tariffs for Russians increased by 10%.
The media report on the revision of prices for new and old tariffs for Russian mobile companies MTS, MegaFon, VimpelCom and Tele2.
According to “Kommersant”, also in the current April a number of existing lines were closed for connection.
The publication reports that the anti-Russian sanctions imposed due to the special operation in Ukraine influenced the policy of the operators. They had to raise prices to adjust for inflation.
Media analysts noted that the average price of services rose by almost 10% in April, although inflation – by 16%. But the operators will not want to increase the cost of communication due to high competition, experts say.
With regard to specific companies, it is known that MegaFon increased the cost of the “No overpayments” lines by 30 rubles, including “Minimum”, “ Internet”, “Calls”, “MegaTarif”, “Maximum”, explaining this by the desire to maintain high quality of communication.
MTS increased Nettarif and Netarif Junior by 30 – 50 rubles for some regions.
Tele2 archived My Tele2 tariffs (My Conversation, My Online, My Online+ and Super Online+), replaced Super Online+ “Super Conversation” appeared on the screen. And VimpelCom closed Unlim, explaining that they free up resources and get rid of old tariffs with rare users.
FAS, in turn, said that operators should notify about tariff changes no less than within 14 days.
The Ministry of Digital Transformation explained to the publication that the tariff policy will be determined by operators, taking into account the limited supply of equipment, and the increase in tariffs should be specified in the contract with the subscriber.
Earlier, Topnews wrote, that mobile operators in Russia are raising prices by 10%.