Many will be surprised.
At the end of the 2018 Russian experts warned subscribers of the leading operators on the possible increase of the prices for cellular communication. The experts expressed such concerns due to the increase in VAT in Russia is 18 to 20% from 1 January 2019. However, as it turned out, the increase in fees for mobile communications did not happen on the current tariff plans.
Experts search engine discounts Salery conducted a study to find out how much has changed the prices of mobile communication in Russia after the increase in VAT to 20%. Price analysis of six popular tariffs of the Russian operators has shown that higher prices for selected current rates did not happen. As of 14 January 2019, the tariff plans with mobile Internet traffic remained unchanged compared to the end of 2018.
In addition to MTS, MegaFon, Beeline and Tele2 specialists Salery studied the tariff plans of the operators Yota and “Tinkoff mobile”. In the case of each of the largest Russian operators, the situation was identical, the prices on the most popular rates remain the same after the increase in VAT.
Prices for archival tariffs raised by 5-20 rubles. Earlier we talked about the fact that subscribers have already started to complain about the sudden increase in monthly fees from January 2019.