Russian mobile operator MTS fined $1,500 for inaccurate advertising
MOSCOW, June 14 (RAPSI) – The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) has fined one of Russia’s top mobile operators, MTS, 100,000 rubles ($1,500) for violation of law by spreading inaccurate advertising of bundled services, the watchdog has announced on its website.
The mobile operator concealed information that “Tarifishche” tariff works only in MTS coverage area but not throughout Russia from customers. On this basis, the advertisement was declared misinforming as it did not contain essential information.
Earlier, the antimonopoly regulator issued a law violation warrant for the company.