Prices for mobile communications in Russia in the autumn increased by 15%

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The average cost of the minimum package rates Russian mobile operators since October last year increased by 15% 268.5 ruble, according to a study of information-analytical Agency Content Review.

Taken into account the tariff plans of MTS (Smart mini and Smart), «Beeline» («Usecheck» and «All 1»), «MegaFon» (join in.Write) and Tele2 («My conversation»). In the Crimea was taken by the tariffs of the operators of the «K-mobile», «Wave mobile», «Crimea Telecom» and «Sevkabel».

Among the factors of price increases, analysts say the profile of consumption of communication services, which has led to the need to increase the packages of mobile traffic at all costs and «the significant costs of building networks.»

«The open phase of confrontation between the FAS and operators the issue of Internet roaming in Russia began in the summer of 2017, however a number of operators began preparing for this in advance, gradually aligning the tariffs and including in each of them free roaming in Russia», — added analysts.

Among the regions with the most available lines were Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Moscow, Tyumen oblast, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and Magadan oblast. The residents of the Bryansk, Ivanovo, Kirov and Saratov regions and the Republic of Dagestan have to spend on the services of operators.

Earlier FAS warned the operators of the «big four» — MTS, «Vympelcom» (brand «Beeline»), MegaFon and «T2 mobile» (Tele2) — the need to eliminate unreasonable differences in the tariffs in the home area and when travelling in Russia. Operators must carry a warning to 15 Dec. In «the Megaphone» have told that for this, companies will need to change about three thousand rates across the country.