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EC drops investigation against Qualcomm

Tuesday 24 November 2009 | 11:37 CET | News
The European Commission has abandoned its investigation into Qualcomm's licensing practices after a number of industry players dropped their complaints against the US-based chipmaker. Ericsson and NEC confirmed in statements that they had dropped the complaints, following action taken by the Korean and Japanese competition regulators. In October 2005, Ericsson, Nokia, Broadcom, Panasonic, NEC and Texas Instruments filed coordinated complaints alleging that Qualcomm was both violating antitrust laws and breaching its own commitments to standard-setting bodies to license its declared essential

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: European Commission / Qualcomm
Countries: Europe / World
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