In two years mobile Internet users for the Moscow tariff fell by half. Write about this “Vedomosti” with reference to the materials of the Department of information technology of Moscow.
The cost of mobile Internet in a “package” from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2017 has decreased from 0.13 to 0.06 rubles per 1 MB of data. Cheapest online in the first quarter of 2017 was at Tele2 — 0.03 ruble per 1 MB. The most expensive — MegaFon (0.07 ruble). “Beeline” the same amount of data cost 0.06 rubles, MTS — 0,05. For the three months of the current year 1 MB of mobile Internet traffic fell by an average of 40% to 0.06 rubles.
For the specified period has increased the price of voice communication, from 0.41 to 0.44 roubles per minute of conversation. It is noted that Tele2 in the first quarter of this year was also the cheapest connection in the packet rates in Moscow — 0.4 ruble per minute. The cost of one minute voice communication MTS and “Beeline” was 0.45 rubles, MegaFon is 0.41.
The output of Tele2 the Moscow market spurred the big three operators korrektirovke prices, said the analyst Dita Eugene Almenov. While maintaining the subscription fee at the same level they have increased the amount of minutes and megabytes from the package, he says. According to Alminova, the impact of this event on the market by mid-2016 has weakened and is no longer a significant factor.
According to the representative of “MegaFon”, reducing the cost of services is not only highly competitive, but with the introduction of new LTE and LTE-Advanced, which allows subscribers to transmit more traffic.