In Russia, more expensive connection
Cellular communication in Russia is becoming less affordable: in the first half of 2017 fee for the cheapest rate of different carriers in an average of 268.5 rubles. per month, which is 15% more expensive than in October 2016, we are Talking about a minimum package of services that includes voice and 1 GB of Internet traffic. These conclusions it is information-analytical Agency Content Review which, together with the company “Vympelcom” investigated rates Russian mobile operators.
To calculate average monthly fee, the researchers analyzed rates of the Smart mini and Smart from the operator MTS, “Usecheck” and “All 1” from the “Beeline”, join in.Write from the “MegaFon” and “My conversation” by Tele2. Also taken into account the rates of the Crimean operators of the “K-mobile”, “Wave mobile”, “Crimea Telecom” and “Sevkabel”.
Index link availability
Based on the average monthly and average wages of citizens, the researchers calculated for each region of Russia the index of the link availability for 2017 In the whole country the figure is equal to 6.8, while in 2016 was 6.5. The higher the index, the less available the population of the country cellular. Even with the increase in the index Russia is still included among the countries with the cheapest mobile phones.
In Russia, more expensive cell phones, and a growing index of its availability