Subscribers receive alerts from the operator.

Cellular operator “MegaFon” has begun to notify its subscribers that charge for cellular communication in a short time will be increased. The operator warns subscribers about the increase in the monthly connection fee via SMS that are sent EN masse to users.

MegaFon raises prices — how much and when

According to reports from the operator, which are received by subscribers, MegaFon intends to update the prices from 9 January 2019. The reason for the price increase is that since the beginning of 2019 in Russia will increase the VAT rate from 18% to 20%. Because of this “Megaphone” will be forced to increase the cost of services.

How much will increase the prices for services of “MegaFon” from 9 January 2019 at the moment is unknown. SMS to subscribers of the representatives of the operator does not clarify this point. The precise rate, which increased fees will be announced closer to the date of the planned increase of prices.

Also note that the SMS notification about the upcoming increase in prices comes not to all subscribers. In this regard, it is possible that the increase will not affect all subscribers. However, while the confirmation or refutation of this information.

The fact that the mobile operators will increase the cost of services became known in the autumn of 2018. Experts have predicted a likely increase in the average subscription fee by 10%. Another reason which could affect the price of mobile communications is the need for operators to spend large funds for the implementation of requirements of anti-terrorism “package of Spring”.


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