The problem with the repair of smartphones Apple in Russia will be engaged in a FAS
The resource «Vedomosti» reports that the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) opened a case against the Russian representative office of Apple. More specifically, against the company «eppl Rus», registered copertina in 2012.
Apple is suspected of abuse of a dominant position in the market of repairing iPhones. The case was instituted based on a complaint filed by Dmitry Petrov. The essence of the claim is that Apple does not supply repair parts displays in Russia, which in the case of damage, in fact, have to buy a new device either at full price or with some discount.
For the first time about the lawsuit Petrov became known last summer. But then Basmanny district court of Moscow dismissed the claim. In addition, the summer rumors attributed Apple’s intention is still to open a full service center in Russia, where could produce repairs of any complexity.
Now it came to FAS, and, in the case of recognition of guilt on the part of mission Apple, the company shines a fine of from 300 000 to 1 000 000, and, possibly, an order to correct the disputed situation. The source claims that this is not the first case against Apple, which deals with the FAS.