the Federal Antimonopoly service has proposed a plan for the transition to mandatory predstanut domestic software sold in Russia electronics. About the stages of the plan reported on the Agency’s website.
“On the smartphones can be pre-installed antivirus programs, browsers, search engines, programs of access to public services and payment systems. Similar programs, with the exception of the payment system, will be installed on the tablet. On tablets, computers and SMART TV should be able to install programs audio / video services, as well as viewing programs I and II multiplex”, – said Deputy head of FAS Russia Anatoly Golomolzin.
In his words from 1 July 2020, the preset will be mandatory for smartphones, July 1, 2021 tablets, from 1 July 2022 for PC and July 1, 2023, for “smart” TVs. At the same time, it clarifies the “Kommersant” with reference to the party yesterday’s meeting of the working group at FAS, a must for smartphones in 2020 will be only domestic cards and search. A year later, will be added to the antivirus “public Services”, the Russian instant messengers and social networks, and the national payment system “World” – in 2023.
At the same some registry software for install create is not planned yet. Refrain FAS yet from mentioning specific applications. Deputy head of the FAS in the official report was limited to explaining “to install be widely used FOR domestic, social importance, ensuring the safety requirements of the equipment and data protection of consumers.”
the mandatory presence of Russian applications sold in Russia smartphones, tablets, computers and Smart TV, adopted last year, takes effect July 1, 2020. The authors of the bill explained the need for its adoption by the interests of domestic developers, applications and online services – so their products will be easier to compete with foreign counterparts, they will be accessible to users. Against the bill were made by the branch organization of sellers and manufacturers of personal electronics – they feared monopolization of the market and declining business activity.