According to Izvestia and RBC, the Ministry of Digital Transformation sent a recommendation to mobile operators to “exclude unlimited traffic consumption” and introduce restrictions on unlimited tariffs.
In the context of external sanctions pressure and a reduction in the availability of foreign equipment, it is necessary to find a balance in maintaining and developing mobile networks. We take measures for reasonable traffic consumption while maintaining the quality and availability of basic digital services and services.
The letter explains that this is necessary to ensure the implementation of the presidential decree of March 16 “On measures to ensure socio-economic stability and protection of the population in Russia” in terms of “the proper functioning of communication networks in Russia, as well as the integral and sustainable functioning of the Russian communication infrastructure” , ensuring a uniform load on the network.
Earlier, there was information that the cost of telecom equipment increased by 40% due to the departure of Western vendors and the depreciation of the ruble and may increase by another 80%. In addition, imminent failures in the work of Russian telecom operators are predicted.