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Russia launches STB probe

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Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has filed a case against a number of set-top box retailers for increasing their prices in the second half of this year.

According to Kommersant, this resulted in a reduction in the number of low-priced boxes available to consumers.

In the segment, prices rose by 30-100%. Meanwhile, the price of boxes costing more than R1,000 (€13.3) increased by 5%-83.9%.

FAS identified the companies DNS Retail, MVM, Eldorado and Yulmart as potential violating the law “on Protection of Competition”.

Its investigation was undertaken jointly with regional authorities and was focused on Tver.

Analogue services were switched off in Tver as part of a phased regional process that will be completed in June 2019.



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