FAS has postponed consideration of the case on service of the iPhone in Russia in February this year, reports TASS with reference to the message service. A meeting already postponed from 17 to 25 January.
“In the absence of a quorum, the Commission of the FAS of Russia has postponed consideration of the case against the “eppl Rus” Feb 2017″, — stated in the message.
Earlier FAS received a complaint that in 2016 the service centers denied the owner of an iPhone 6 Plus to replace a damaged display in the absence of deliveries to Russia the necessary repair components, offering the smartphone owner to replace with a surcharge.
The Antimonopoly authority established that the actions of LLC “Apple Rus”, which is a supplier of Apple products in Russia, contains signs of violation of the law on protection of competition “by failing to ensure the possibility of using products of Apple Inc. (iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus) during the term of its service.”
“In the case of confirmation of violations of the legislation according to section 1. article 14.31 of the administrative code officer of the company faces a fine of from 15 to 20 thousand rubles, and businesses from 300,000 to 1 million rubles. The proceedings in respect of the actions of the LLC “Apple Rus” for violation of part 1 article 10 of the law “On protection of competition” will take place on 17 January 2017″, — quoted the press service of the FAS words of the Deputy head of the regulator Andrei Kashevarov.
The trial was originally scheduled for January 17. But on 16 February, the FAS announced that it will hear the case against the company on 25 January 2017.