South Korea antitrust regulator says investigating Apple on ‘some matters’

According to Reuters, South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission is investigating ‘some matters’ regarding Apple, the head of the anticompetition body said during a parliamentary hearing. No further details were disclosed.

Speaking at the hearing on Tuesday, FTC Chairman Jeong Jae-chan declined to comment on the specifics of the regulator’s investigation.

Earlier this month, domestic media reports stated that the South Korea FTC was reviewing details of Apple’s contracts with South Korean mobile telecoms carriers.

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Apple Korea under probe over unfair contracts with carriers – June 21, 2016


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