MegaFon requests FAS to extend time of performance of the prevention Department


MOSCOW, August 18. /TASS/. Operator “MegaFon”, who on Friday withdrew a lawsuit against the Federal Antimonopoly service of the Moscow arbitration, is in dialogue with the FAS and requests to extend the time of performance of the prevention Department.

In the service commented on the situation and said he would make a decision “soon”. About TASS reported the press service of the FAS.

“OJSC “MegaFon” has addressed in Federal Antimonopoly service of Russia on the extension of the notice period the Antimonopoly authority. The petition is pending. Soon it will be decided,” – said the representative office.

In a press-service “the Megaphone” has not yet commented on the situation.

FAS 15 August decided to extend the deadline warning for the abolition of roaming tariffs within the network of one operator to 15 December 2017. The Agency does not disclose which of the operators received an extension. Until September 15, the company must submit to the FAS Russia proposals to change tariff plans. During the next three months to ensure the technical implementation of the move on the developed tariff plans.

According to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the proposal to move the reform intranet roaming for the year came from MTS.

The remaining three operators, the FAS had planned for weeks to consider a question on excitation of Affairs for intranet roaming.

The position of the FAS

Intranet roaming implies the possibility to use communication services of the operator on the territory of Russia and different regions.

In the fall of 2016, the FAS has established a plan for the abolition of national and on-net roaming (valid in the case when the network provider is not in any region, and for communication on the network of other operators). FAS carried out the work assumes that the operators will abolish intra-network roaming (including as a legal concept) and national roaming.

On national roaming, the Agency has already initiated proceedings against the big four (MTS, MegaFon, VimpelCom and Tele2), on-net operators were given until August 13.

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