Yesterday, the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission announced that due to Qualcomm violation of Taiwan's "Fair Trade Act" Article IX of its provisions to 23 billion Taiwan dollars (about 5.09 billion yuan) punishment. Qualcomm today said it did not endorse the ruling and decided to file an appeal.
According to the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission, Qualcomm due to the 3G / 4G mobile phone baseband chip suspected of monopoly, refused to authorize the same industry competition chip manufacturers, and require competitors to sign restrictions to not sign a license agreement does not provide means such as chip profit, The entire industry market competition order.
On Wednesday, Qualcomm issued a statement that does not endorse the results of its anti-monopoly penalties in Taiwan's relevant institutions and will appeal.
The declarations are as follows:
QUALCOMM does not endorse the decision of the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission and decides to take the necessary response after the formal decision has been made and appeal to the local courts in Taiwan. The results of the appeal are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. This penalty decision does not have any relationship with Qualcomm's all relevant business practices and revenues in the Taiwan region, and Qualcomm will also appeal against the amount and amount of the penalty. & rdquo;