Taiwan has fined Qualcomm a record $773 million

Тайвань оштрафовал Qualcomm на рекордные $773 млн

Qualcomm was fined a record amount for Taiwan

Company punished for illegal limitation of access of competitors to their technology.

The fair trade Commission of Taiwan has fined an American manufacturer of chipsets Qualcomm 23.4 billion Taiwan dollars ($773 million) for illegally restricting access of competitors to the technology, according to Interfax.

The amount of the fine was a record for Taiwan.

The Commission notes that Qualcomm had a monopoly in these segments of the chip market, as CDMA, WCDMA and LTE. According to estimates by the regulator, the company violated antitrust law at least seven years, after this time, 400 billion new Taiwan dollars with local companies in the form of a license and other charges.

In addition to paying the fine, Qualcomm will have six months to submit to the Commission reports on the progress of negotiations with the affected parties.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously South Korea fined Qualcomm $853 million in connection with the same allegations. Activities Qualcomm has also attracted the attention of regulators in China, Japan and the EU.