Apple has fulfilled the warning of the FAS in the case of iPhone repair in Russia

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobanka demonstrates new smartphones Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus. Archival photoApple has fulfilled the warning of the FAS in the case of iPhone repair in Russia© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Apple has fulfilled the warning of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) of Russia in the framework of the case iPhone repair in Russia and provided the possibility of replacing modules of the screens in its smartphones, according to service on Wednesday.

«The company promptly fulfilled the warning of the FAS Russia. Currently, the consumer has the opportunity to get the service to replace the screen, which is two times cheaper than replacing the phone for a new one. We are satisfied with the work done by the «Apple Rus» — said the Deputy head of service Andrey Kashevarov, whose words are reported.

According to the statement, received by the FAS, in 2016 the service centers was denied the iPhone user to replace the damaged display on the smartphone Apple iPhone 6 Plus in the absence of deliveries to Russia of these parts, offering the smartphone owner to replace the entire phone for a fee.

The Antimonopoly authority established that the actions of the Russian representation Apple is the only supplier of Apple products in Russia — contains signs of violation of the provisions 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 its service life.

The company supplies Russia needed to repair components (modules, screens and motherboard). In the result, infringed the interests of consumers, previously noted in the FAS.

At the end of February, the FAS issued a warning in this case and ordered Apple to open service center in Russia until may 1, 2017.

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