Japanese antitrust agencies intend to squeeze Apple
According to the source, referring to informants in the Japanese government, the fair trade Commission (FTC) of the country responsible for monitoring the observance of competition rules, suspected Apple in their violation. As stated, regulators are considering possible action against Apple.
The manufacturer of iPhone smartphones is suspected of abusing its market position. Allegedly, the company banned mobile operators NTT Docomo, KDDI Corp and the Softbank Group to sell the remains of the old iPhone models retailers that dealt a blow to small companies. The remains of the Apple were removed and sent to other countries.
In addition, operators have purchased the new iPad in large quantities and sold them with great discounts, which gave Apple an advantage over competitors in the smartphone market, including Samsung Electronics.
Currently, the regulators are studying the Apple agreement with the listed statements.