Prices for home Internet and TV in Russia in 2020 could rise to 15 percent. About this newspaper “Izvestia”, citing analysts.
In particular, to such conclusion analysts of the Agency iKS-Consulting. According to their forecasts, monthly fee for TV and broadband Internet access this year could rise by 10-15 percent. Similar results were called and the operators themselves at the end of last year (12-15 per cent).
General Director TelecomDaily Denis Kuskov said that the increase in the cost of rates is also affected by inflation, fluctuations in the exchange rate, rising costs, execution of counter-terrorism package of laws (known as the “Spring law”) and act on sustainable Internet. Another factor in the rise in price of services has become pandemic coronavirus. Therefore, prices on Internet and television this year can grow up to 20 percent, considered the analyst.
The analyst iKS-Consulting Maxim Savvatin notes that most operators change the terms of archival tariffs, increasing their cost. But the subscribers are provided with more services. In his opinion, the rising cost of fares is because of increases in spending on construction and maintenance of infrastructure.
At the end of 2019, the Russians warned about the impending increase in tariffs for cellular communication. Providers is explained by the cost of implementing the requirements of the laws and intensive infrastructure development.
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