Qualcomm faces new competition complaint at EU

Thursday 17 June 2010 | 09:39 CET | News
Qualcomm is facing fresh allegations of anticompetitive conduct in Europe, just six months after seeing off a four-year probe by Europe's competition watchdog. The new complaint, being looked at by the European Commission, comes from Icera, a UK rival, which claims that Qualcomm is using patent-related incentives to discourage customers from doing business with Icera, the Financial Times reports. Icera offers a software-based design for its chips used in products such as mobile broadband modems. "Qualcomm may be getting a little worried about pricing. It is struggling to maintain its 60

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