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Qualcomm fined EUR 997 mln by EU for abusing dominant position in Apple deal

Wednesday 24 January 2018 | 11:35 CET | News
Update: 24 January 2018 | 16:56 CET
The European Commission has fined Qualcomm EUR 997 million for abusing its dominant position in the market for LTE smartphone chips. The company was found to have made special payments to Apple in order to ensure only Qualcomm chips were used in the iPhone and iPad. Qualcomm said it will appeal the decision. 

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[24/01/2018 16:56 - Update: Adds Qualcomm statement on appeal.]


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Companies: Apple / European Commission / Qualcomm
Countries: Europe / World
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