Guide Qualcomm recently not envy. Claims from certain bodies of a country showered like a horn of plenty. Only we reported that the US Federal Trade Commission has sued the company, accusing it in a non-competitive behavior in transactions with Apple, as this is Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm's, demanding $ 1 billion.
Cupertino giant accuses the partner about the same, what and Trade Commission: to abuse of dominant position in the market of cellular communication modems for smartphones.
Apple claims that over the years, Qualcomm unjustly insisted on the payment of royalties for the technologies that have been developed not only to her. Apple says that Qualcomm's, being only one of more than a dozen companies that have contributed to the development of the main mobile network standards, demanded payment of royalties, which are at least five times higher than the payment of all other licensors together.
But the most interesting is not it. The fact that $ 1 billion Apple requires for what is described above. The company blames his partner that he was originally giving Apple discounts for exclusive contracts, canceled them after kupertintsy testified in one of the cases against Qualcomm. 1 billion dollars - this is "underpaid» Apple discounts. Thus, both Apple and confirms accusations Trade Commission towards the Qualcomm, and requiring her to pay part of the money that Qualcomm is illegal, according to the commission paid to Apple for many years.
Source: the CNBC