The Kyivstar telecommunications operator introduced the “Long Conversations” tariff plan for subscribers to its prepaid services on March 1.
Kyivstar announced this in a statement.
subscribers to this tariff plan can make telephone calls among themselves at UAH 0 per minute (this rate applies to subscribers of the Kyivstar, Beeline, and Golden Telecom telecommunications operators) if they top-up their accounts by UAH 30 or more per month.
In addition, the tariff plan offers 100 free SMS text messages within the network.
A subscription fee of UAH 10 is charged every time a subscriber tops-up his account.
A connection fee of 35 kopecks is also charged.
Telephone calls to numbers on the Kyivstar and Beeline networks in excess of the number of minutes offered by the tariff plan cost 35 kopecks per minute and calls to numbers on other mobile and landline telephone networks cost 85 kopecks per minute.
SMS text messages to numbers on Ukrainian mobile networks cost 50 kopecks per message and MMS multimedia messages cost UAH 1 per message.
Telephone calls are charged by the second.
The number of subscribers of the Kyivstar and Beeline reduced by 0.2% to 24.33 million in January.
Kyivstar and Beeline intend to complete their merger by 2014.