Moscow. October 26. LLC “T2 RTC holding” (Tele2) from 22 to 25 October hooked up 116 thousand subscribers in Moscow and the Moscow region, said in a statement.
More than 70% of all connections I had to the salons of the operator.
In addition, during the first four days of work in the capital region Tele2 connect 50 corporate subscribers.
Tele2 has started commercial operation of networks in Moscow and the Moscow region on October 22. In the Metropolitan region of 400 outlets of the operator, the contracts are also sold in 10 thousand points partners, such as “Euroset”, “Svyaznoy”, “Mail of Russia”, the retailer Pyaterochka.
Before the launch of the networks in Moscow and Moscow region Tele2 has collected about 30 thousand pre-orders for the connection. The company did not specify how many pre-orders sold from the beginning.
The Moscow discounter Tele2 offers subscribers four tariff plan, which is 25-50% cheaper than similar competitors ‘ tariffs of the “big three”. In addition, the operator subsidises the connection of subscribers on the MNP (Mobile Number Portability, mobile number portability). In the first six months since launch, the visitors can go to Tele2 and other operators for free (normally this service costs 100 roubles).
Tele2 network in Moscow includes about 5 thousand base stations (BS) in 3G and about 2 thousand BS in the LTE standard. The network deployed at frequencies of 800 MHz, 2.1 GHz and 2.6 GHz. Rossvyaz has allocated Tele2 in the Metropolitan area of 7.5 million numbers in the code 977.
Fully cover the region with its networks, the company intends before the end of 2016. During this time, it is expected that the operator will become available in the Moscow metro. Currently to use the services of Tele2 only at the stations “Troparevo”, “Belarus”, “Kotelniki”, “Zyablikovo” and “Business center”.
At Tele2 in Moscow there is no GSM frequencies, so the operator does not provide services to the owners of “button” phones, which in the Metropolitan area about 40%. The operator focuses on customers-smartphone users. According to the company, the penetration of 3G devices in the Metropolitan area currently accounts for about 65%, of LTE devices – 14%.