In the state Duma introduced a bill to abolish national roaming
MOSCOW, 28 Jun — RIA Novosti. Several deputies “Fair Russia”, headed by faction leader Sergei Mironov in the state Duma introduced a bill on the abolition of national roaming, the press service of the faction.
Mironov reminded that domestic roaming was introduced in the country under the pretext of compensatory measures cellular companies, which initially were forced to carry out connections through a single nationwide operator and carried because of this additional costs.
But today, this mechanism is rarely used, so that the charge for domestic roaming has become an anachronism, not to mention its redundancy.Sergei Ironblade of the faction “Fair Russia”
In his opinion, the abolition of roaming will increase the availability of mobile communication and make the operators ‘ tariffs more transparent.
Earlier it was reported that the Federal Antimonopoly service intends to exclude from legislation the concept of domestic roaming. “We believe that it should not be”, — noted the head of Department Igor Artemyev.
In Russia there are several types of roaming: national, on-net and separately in the Crimea. Intranet roaming works in a certain network throughout the country and varies from region to region. National roaming is valid when the network operator is not in any region.