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Korea probes Apple for unfair mobile operator deals - report

Wednesday 22 June 2016 | 09:45 CET | News
South Korea's antitrust watchdog is investigating Apple Korea over the terms of its marketing contracts with domestic mobile operators, The Korea Times reports, citing unnamed sources. According to these sources, Apple Korea has pressed operators into buying a minimum volume of promotional iPhones and sharing repair costs. "The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating mobile carriers over the exact terms of their contracts with Apple, and Apple Korea will also be looked into soon", the source said.

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Companies: Apple / LG / Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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