In Russia are set fairly low prices on the Internet. Achieving this possible due to high competition. Providers are constantly competing with each other in large cities, which attract a new audience is only possible at the expense of reduction of price.
The last two years the audience Runet (Russian-language Internet) grows solely through a mobile component. Today in Russia, more than 84 million Internet users and 62 million mobile Internet users. According to a study of “Yandex”, conducted in March 2016, the cheapest fare unlimited traffic at a rate of 3 megabits per second on the Russian cities and service providers an average of $6.72. The cheapest Internet access — in the Volga region, and the most expensive — in the far East.
See the infographic, what is the average pay for Russian Internet users.
Responding, Deputy Head of the Center for corporate communications of the Federal passenger company:
The cost of four-hour access to Wi-Fi on trains “FPC” is $2.47, 6 hours will cost $3.31, 8 hours – $4.14, 12 hours – $5.8, 24 hours – $6.63, and 36 hours – $7.47.