Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service has declared that MTS and Vimpelcom colluded to fix the whole prices of the iPhone 4 Black, 16 and 32 GB. However, no legal measures will be taken against the companies because they have already stopped the practice. MTS and Vimpelcom deny the charges of price-fixing, which was alleged to have taken place from September 2010 to April 2011.
Full content: The Moscow News
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