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7 September 2017, 16:34

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LPR prosecutors to monitor Lugacom mobile operator pricing policy

LUGANSK, September 7 (Lugansk Media Centre) - LPR Prosecutor General’s Office said it will monitor the pricing policy of the Republic’s Lugacom mobile operator due to increasing incidence of overpriced subscriptions sales.

“Due to increasing complaints from the Republic’s residents about overcharged services provided by the Lugacom republican mobile operator, namely the sale of basic subscriptions, the PGO Department for Compliance with Law in the Economic Sphere held a meeting,” said David Kats, spokesman for LPR prosecutor general.

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Telecom and Mass Communications Ministry, financial police, LPR Post and Lugacom.

It focused on the measures to ensure affordability of Lugacom services for the population and prevent overcharging in sales of basic cell phone plans,” Kats said. “Prosecutors will monitor the pricing of this service.”

The spokesman urged LPR residents to reports Lugacom phone plans overcharge to law-enforcement bodies.

“The price of basic plan cannot exceed 120 rubles, while the cost of Lugacom account refill card cannot exceed 10 percent of the card’s face value,” Kats said.

On 18 June 2015, the Republic’s Telecom and Communications Ministry reported the launching of new republican mobile operator Lugacom; the sale of basic cell phone plans began at LPR Post offices in early September.

In April 2017, the number of Lugacom active subscribers reached 150,000, in late July, it increased to some 250,000.

LuganskMediaCentre — 07 September — Lugansk