Faced with the emergence of mobile market analyzes that report an overall increase in the prices of mobile subscriptions, Free confirms this: there will be no increases on its two historic offerings.
If the trend is towards ever higher prices, as revealed by Arcep in its latest mobile market observatory, Free remembers its promises. In a statement, the operator explains that “several media outlets are echoing the price increases of the offers of the operators to their subscriber base in 2021“. If it’s true that Orange, Bouygues Telecom and SFR assume their choices to raise prices justifying it with various factors, Free for its part wants to prove once again that it is different from its competitors.
“ Free Mobile intends to keep 2022 the course set when it was launched ten years ago: no price increase of its two historical packagesat least for the next five years“, He says again. In celebrating its tenth anniversary last January, the operator had in fact staged its founder Xavier Niel, in a context of false presidential statement to make this promise for the next five years.
Three five consecutive years to deliver on our commitments to the purchasing power of French men and women without changing the prices of our mobile plans. Who says best? @free # Presidential2022 🇮🇹 https://t.co/jMGIODLua0
– Thomas REYNAUD (@ TomReynaud1789) April 26, 2022
“This policy applies to both existing and new subscribers.Free recalls, in response to its competitors ‘practices of increasing existing subscribers’ bills by adding more data or additional services to their offerings. “The 2-hour offer (with 50 MB in 4G / 4G + and unlimited SMS / MMS remains at 2 euros per month. The free 5G plan (with 210 GB in 5G / 4G +, unlimited calls, SMS and MMS) is kept at 19 , 99 € / month“, He explains, visibly anxious to clarify. The only exception remains the Free Series offer, which does not really have the status of a traditional package, as it automatically switches to the subscription for € 19.99 / month.
The operator also takes the opportunity to indicate that, since its launch, it has regularly enriched its Free plan with data, going from the 3GB of the launch to the 210 GB of last January and integrating 4G, 5G in addition to many roaming destinations, at no extra cost. “Despite the context inflationary And the heavy investments currently agreed to implement 5G and Fiber in all territories, so Free remains fair its fair pricing policy and its values ” he concluded.