This was done earlier by MegaFon (Tele2 and MegaFon).
MTS, Russia’s largest mobile operator by subscribers, began sending messages concerning tariff increases. Vedomosti claims that the publication received two such messages.
According to the company’s statement, tariffs had increased since January 17. Subscribers were notified by SMS that they could change the terms of the Personal tariff. This is an individual rate. In one instance, the package cost increased from 198 to 222 rubles. Each month. In the second, it was 150 to 195 rubles. per month.
Operator sent a message saying that the discount would be 63% in the first case and 61% in the second. The terms and content of the package are the same (unlimited internet access, minutes and SMS).
Vedomosti says that prices are increasing due to market conditions and equipment problems. MTS and other mobile operators require funds. This is why the tariffs are changing.
Tele2 and MegaFon started to notify customers about price increases at the end of last fiscal year.