The Armenian fixed and wireless operator ArmenTel (Beeline) has launched a new high speed mobile internet service, dubbed ‘Giga’, offering either 3GB, 6GB, or 12GB of downloads without speed limits or megabyte tariffing. The operator, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vimpelcom, says that once the user reaches their pre-set cap they will be charged at AMD5 (USD0.01) per MB of internet access. The monthly fee for ‘Giga 3’ is set at AMD2,000, rising to AMD3,500 (‘Giga 6’) and the premium ‘Giga 12’ rate is AMD6,000.
Commenting on the marketing initiative, ArmenTel CEO Andrei Pyatakhin said: ‘The number of Beeline mobile internet users and internet volumes grow with every day. This is why we seek to offer more easy and convenient services which meet our subscribers’ demands.’ The operator notes that Giga 3, Giga 6 and Giga 12 services are available to all subscribers of Beeline’s pre-paid tariff plans, except for the Smart, Neo and Neo Max offers. Giga services are, however, not compatible with Mega 150, Mega 300, Mega 500, Light, Pro, MegaPro, Regular, Premium, Forsage, Active, Active and 7 Non-Stop plans.