OREANDA-NEWS. Tele2, an alternative mobile operator, has launched a joint project with the Uber ride-hailing service provider. As a part of cooperation Tele2 has prepared special tariffs for Uber partner drivers: they include unlimited on-the-network calls and different volume of Internet traffic. 

As a part of the agreement between the companies, Uber partner drivers may use Tele2 services on special conditions. The operator is offering three profitable tariffs that include large bundles of minutes and SMS as well as a different volume of Internet traffic. Besides, each Uber partner may connect up to four relatives to Tele2 profitable tariffs and talk on the operator’s network free of charge.

Tele2 special services are now available to Uber partner drivers in Moscow and St. Petersburg. By the end of 2016, the operator is planning to connect Uber drivers in 14 more Russian regions including Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhniy Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Sochi, Tolyatti and Chelyabinsk.

Tele2 and Uber cooperate as a part of the “Business environment” corporate program. It allows the employer to offer favorable Tele2 tariffs to its partner drivers, employees and their relatives. The program’s participants pay for mobile services themselves by gaining all advantages of corporate tariffs.

Maria Chinkova, Director of Corporate Business Development at Tele2:

“We are doing our best to offer our corporate clients low prices for mobile services and high-class customer service. Our flexible program “Business environment” is giving the companies all advantages of corporate tariffs whereas mobile services are paid by the company’s employees. We drafted our proposals especially for Uber partners so that they could communicate on the network free of charge and use high-speed wireless Internet. Cooperation and joint corporate program is not the only common ground for Tele2 and Uber − we are also unanimous in our intention to provide high-quality services at affordable prices and thereby make lives of city dwellers easier and more comfortable.”

Dmitriy Izmaylov, CEO at Uber Russia:

“Thousands of Uber partner drivers in 16 largest cities of Russia are using our technological platform for their main job and extra income. We are striving to create new economic opportunities for residents of Russia. Thanks to our cooperation with Tele2, our partners will get high-quality and affordable mobile services, which will make their work more efficient, help them and their families cut everyday expenses.”