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Soon more expensive for many with the home phone at Telia

the Price increase applies to the Teliakunder who have a fixed telephone connected to the old copper network and will come into force from april in the spring.

the Background is that we see that many customers, especially older people, were worried. They do not know how much they have made and have a hard time keeping track of it. Now they do not need to think about it, but now it is the same fee for all, " says Inger Gunterberg at Telia's press office.

in the Past, they have had a basic fee of 205 crowns, and on the different price plans depending on how much the customer is supposed to call. From april to a, and the same fee for all – 329 dollars a month – no matter how much the phone is used within Sweden.

come down a bit in price with the new format. But for the vast majority will be the adjustment of a more expensive story.

The last ten years, they have fixed telefonabonnemangen in the country decreased by 58 per cent and is now 1.7 million to the number of (companies not included), which 640.000 is connected to the copper network. The other has the newer version of the home phone that is called voip and is via broadband or fiber networks. These are not affected by prisändringen.

By Telia raised the charge was in september 2017. Then they had under the Post - and telecom agency, numbers around 536.000 retail customers who still had a home phone connected to the copper network. Today, this number has been reduced to 477.000, and the company hopes it continues in the track.

worked with a venture where they are taking over customers from the older parts of the copper network to newer technology.

The oldest parts of the copper network is closer to 60-70 years old. They didn't really agree to the test of time and are sensitive to weather conditions and the like. Then we take them over to the modern future-proof technologies such as mobile and fiber instead.

– Then leaves the many customers, the copper network itself, to a large extent because they want to go over to mobile, or fiber, " says Inger Gunterberg.

Telia Company stood 2018 for approximately 58 per cent of the market for fixed telephony with individuals.

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