The Austrian mobile market grew in terms of the number of operators and the number of tariffs offered during the 12 months ended in January, according to research published by the Austrian chamber of labour AK, reported Die Presse. austria mobile data
22 providers with 164 tariffs in Austria
Annual service fees increased by ten percent austria mobile data
A1, T-Mobile and tele.ring increased their annual service fees by ten percent last year – to around 22 euros. Three had already increased in 2016. Smaller providers usually charge neither activation costs nor service fees, the Chamber of Labor recalls. For prepaid cards there was a hidden price increase of about eight percent, according to AK. Previously, prepaid cards had been valid for 30 days or a month, in recent months, some providers began to limit it to 28 days, report the AK consumer protection.