The EU Commission imposes interim measures on a technology company suspected to have abused of its dominance in the TV and modem chipset markets (Broadcom)

Antitrust: Commission imposes interim measures on Broadcom in TV and modem chipset markets* The European Commission has ordered Broadcom to stop applying certain provisions contained in agreements with six of its main customers. This will prevent serious and irreparable harm to competition likely to be caused by Broadcom's conduct, which prima facie (at first sight) infringes EU competition rules. Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner in charge of competition policy, said: “We have strong indications that Broadcom, the world's leading supplier of chipsets used for TV set-top boxes and modems, is engaging in anticompetitive practices. Broadcom's behaviour is likely, in the absence of intervention, to create serious and irreversible harm to competition. We cannot let this happen, or else

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European Commission, The EU Commission imposes interim measures on a technology company suspected to have abused of its dominance in the TV and modem chipset markets (Broadcom), 16 October 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin November 2019, Art. N° 92090

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