MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has sent inquiries to LG, Alcatel, Sony and Asus related to smartphone prices check, regulator’s representative Darya Silkova told TASS on Monday.
"Letters were sent in connection with consumer complaints," she said.
The regulator expects to receive responses in the next year, probably in February, Silkova added.
FAS already send a similar inquiry regarding coordination of smartphone prices to Samsung in late November. The probe will take about two months, the regulator said earlier. Furthermore, FAS is examining a similar case against Apple. This February the antimonopoly service suspected that retailers coordinated prices when selling iPhone 6s and 6s Plus smartphone models.