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Qualcomm facing preliminary antitrust probe into 5G technology, EU confirms

By Michael Acton and Lewis Crofts
  • 06 Feb 2020 04:33
  • 06 Feb 2020 04:44
Qualcomm is facing a preliminary antitrust probe into its role in the radio frequency front end technology market, the European Commission said today.

"We can confirm that the commission has sent out questionnaires, as part of a preliminary investigation into the market for [RFFE]," a commission spokesperson told MLex.


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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

Lewis Crofts


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