In February of this year, compared to the same period last year, the speed of mobile Internet in the regions of Russia, except for Moscow, decreased by seven percent. Now it is 18.3 megabits per second.
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So, the participants of the Telecom Daily survey noted that it is often simply unrealistic to connect to the Network. This hinders the work of important applications, Izvestia reports.
The reason is the shortage of network equipment, the supply of which to Russia was suspended last spring.
“Besides, any communication difficulties in Moscow or St. Petersburg can become a source of serious image problems for the operator. On the contrary, no one will notice if the speed drops by 20-30 percent in a remote regional center,” said Denis Kuskov, CEO of TelecomDaily.
But mobile Internet traffic in Russia has only grown in the first nine months of last year.