The reason is the increase in VAT.
Mobile operator “Beeline” has officially confirmed that from 1 January 2019 will increase prices for services associated with the increase in VAT from 18% to 20%. “Beeline” has already begun to notify the subscribers by sending SMS.
“Beeline” increases the fee for connection
According to the official representative of “Beeline”, the operator performs necessarily the performance of the FZ-303 for the VAT rate change. This will increase the service fees. According to “Kommersant”, the cost of services of “Beeline” will grow by a factor of 1,016949 rounded to cents. The changes will take effect from 1 January 2019. Also in the “Beeline” noted that the prices and tariffs without VAT will not change.
How much will increase fees for various services of “Beeline” in ruble terms will be known after the immediate increase. The operator will not postpone it and make it 1st of January.
It is noteworthy that such a plan does not hold all the operators. “MegaFon”, which previously was to inform subscribers about the increased cost of services will realize increased only 9 January 2019.