In Russia, people “ceased to pay” for mobile services. The representatives of cellular operators reported authorized the President of the RS for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs Boris Titov, reports “Interfax”.
“For example, I said representatives of the mobile industry that they have started a non-payment. That is, the people stopped paying,” said Titov.
In the first quarter of 2016, the average monthly income per one subscriber of the operator “VympelCom” has really fallen by 3% to RUB 291 the figure for the first time since 2012 was below 300 rubles. The company noted that the volume of services consumed has increased. The average number of minutes of calls increased by 4%, to 315, and the consumption of Internet traffic increased by 30%, to 1.9 GB.
The decrease in average monthly revenue per user is associated with the transition to packet rates. About it the representative of “VimpelCom” told RBC. He noted that the old subscribers of tariffs, moving to the new tariffs, reduce costs, but increase the consumption of services.
By the end of 2015 the average monthly revenue per subscriber decreased from MTS and Tele2. It decreased by 4% to RUB 326, at Tele2 — 12%, to RUB 217