Moscow officials transferred from the iPhone to YotaPhone 2




Moscow officials this year will move to the purchase of domestic appliances and electronics, said the head of the Department of Competition Policy Gennady tar. This may be including about gadgets for government agencies. The official did not rule out that this year, if necessary, will buy only Russian smartphones, for example, YotaPhone 2, which will replace the US iPhone.


In addition, many purchases will be typical. That is, the tender committee will develop uniform requirements for them and the approximate prices. This will make the procurement process more transparent, and customers will not be able to add to the terms of reference requirements, suitable specific supplier.

“Typical solutions are developed on the operation services – protection and support of IT-products, the purchase of communication equipment and office equipment. Will be guided to the Russian manufacturer “- said tar. According to the official, foreign phones, for example, can replace Yotaphone, but only if the price and features will suit the customer. Typical procurement will be available to a greater number of manufacturers, and corruption risks significantly reduced.

Press Service of the Yota Devices notes that the company has not yet participated in public procurement: “Perhaps we buy secretaries of state institutions. For example, the Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov has our phone. ” Also among smartphone users with two screens listed first deputy chairman of the State Duma Vladimir Gutenev industry.


These measures are part of the anti-crisis plan, approved by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, which includes 70 events and concerns, including public procurement.

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