Moscow. October 30. LLC “T2 RTC holding” (Tele2) from 22 to 29 October connect 150 thousand subscribers in Moscow and the Moscow region, said the representative of the company Konstantin Prokshin.
Tele2 launched commercial operation of a network in Moscow and the Moscow region on October 22. From 22 to 25 October, the operator hooked up 116 thousand subscribers. Thus, over the next four days Tele2 subscribers was 34 per cent higher rate of dropped connections.
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.
To launch the network in Moscow and Moscow region Tele2 has collected about 30 thousand pre-orders for the connection.
Moscow Tele2 offers subscribers four tariff plan, which is 25-50% cheaper than similar fares competitors on “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).
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%.