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Qualcomm fined KRW 1 trln for Korean competition violations

Wednesday 28 December 2016 | 08:49 CET | News
Qualcomm has been fined KRW 1.03 trillion (USD 865 million) by the Korea Fair Trade Commission for violating competition law with its licensing practices. The company was found to have refused to licence or restricted the licensing of its patents essential to mobile technology standards.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Qualcomm
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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