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Mobile communication has risen in price in Russia

Mobile communication has risen in price in Russia

Mobile communications may rise in price this year. For six months, tariffs in Russia on average increased by 8%, and in the second half of the year they can increase by another 14%.

It is reported TASS with reference to Content Review. She analyzed the tariff plans of the Big Four and four Crimean operators. So, compared with December last year, the average monthly fee for mobile communications has grown to 290 rubles from 270 rubles.

According to analysts, the growth of nominal wages by 5,6% offset the increase in communication tariffs. Due to the crisis due to the pandemic, stagnation of the incomes of Russians is expected in the second half of the year, however, the cost of communication services can grow by 14% compared with the first half. Analysts believe that the losses of operators amounted to 30 billion rubles, they will try to compensate them.

The study says that MTS, Beeline and Megafon adjusted some of the tariffs before the introduction of the self-isolation regime, and Tele2 sharply increased all tariffs in April - May.

It was previously stated that in January mobile operators will raise tariffs on their services. They explain these measures by the increase in the consumption of services by subscribers, as well as the costs of implementing the requirements of the law and infrastructure development.

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