The state Duma will consider the bill on the elimination of national roaming
MOSCOW, 10 Jul — RIA Novosti. The state Duma on Tuesday at the plenary session will consider in the first reading the draft law on the elimination of national and intranet roaming in Russia.
Deputies from “Fair Russia”, headed by faction leader Sergei Mironov has made the appropriate initiative to the state Duma in June of last year.
According to the explanatory note to the document, a draft Federal law aimed at the abolition of the differential tariffs on communications services, depending on the location of subscribers in a particular subject.
“It appears that this norm is nothing but archaic, hindering at the moment development of availability of communication services in the territory of the Russian Federation, and it is fundamentally only an additional source of income for the relevant operators,” say the authors of the project.
According to deputies “Fair Russia”, the abolition of national and on-net roaming will facilitate the development of market relations, more active involvement of the subscribers when using the service operators, will increase the level of transparency in this area and make pricing understandable to subscribers.
The state Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications has previously recommended the lower house to pass the bill in the first reading.