The law will come into force on 1 June 2019.
From 1 June 2019 in Russia will be officially cancelled national roaming all mobile operators, including MTS, MegaFon, Beeline and Tele2. Today the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a law to abolish roaming charges in Russia, which was previously adopted by the state Duma and the Federation Council approved.
The new law will oblige all mobile operators to set the same conditions, all services for each subscriber, regardless of what region it is. This means that operators will cease to charge for calls, SMS and Internet access outside the home region. Even assuming that the region where the subscriber no coverage of the operator. The law will come into force on 1 July 2019.
Despite the fact that innovation sounds positively for subscribers, it actually can lead to increase in tariffs for cellular communication. This fear came from the experts of the Ministry of communications, who noted that regional operators are likely to increase financial losses due to the abolition of national roaming. However, subscribers of operators “the big four” used by the majority of Russians, the abolition of narrowing should affect positively.