BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators on Thursday charged Qualcomm
"The supplementary statement of objections sent today focuses on certain elements of the "price-cost" test applied by the Commission to assess the extent to which UMTS baseband chipsets were sold by Qualcomm at prices below cost," the European Commission said.
The EU enforcer had in 2015 accused the world's No. 1 chipmaker of abusing its market power to thwart Icera between 2009 and 2011, following a complaint from Icera.
Qualcomm can face a fine up to 10 percent of its worldwide turnover if found guilty of breaching EU antitrust rules. It was hit with a 997-million-euro (924,318 million pounds) penalty in January this year for paying Apple
(Reporting by Foo Yun Chee; editing by Robert-Jan Bartunek)