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EU launches competition investigation against Qualcomm

Thursday 16 July 2015 | 10:15 CET | News
The European Commission has opened two formal antitrust investigations into possible abusive behaviour by Qualcomm in market for baseband chipsets for mobile devices. The first will examine whether Qualcomm breached EU antitrust rules that prohibit the abuse of a dominant market position by offering financial incentives to customers on condition that they buy the chipsets exclusively or almost exclusively from Qualcomm. The second will look into whether Qualcomm engaged in 'predatory pricing' by charging prices below costs with a view to forcing its competition out of the market. This is the

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