Foreign media Japan’s anti-monopoly agency intends to take action against apple and operators – Sohu zibba

Foreign media: Japan’s antitrust agency intends to take action – the Sohu news in new network on 24 September,   of apple and operators; the Reuters reported, Japanese regulators are considering apple (AAPL.O) to take action, the company may have violated the antitrust laws, and may therefore get in the intelligent mobile phone sales in Japan the position of the leading edge. If you really take action, it will cause a blow to Apple’s profit margins, after all, Japan is one of Apple’s largest profit market. Reported that, in a report released last month in Japan, the committee said that even bargain (FTC) NTT Docomo (9437.T), KDDI Corp (9433.T) (9984.T), Softbank declined to be the old version of the remaining iPhone models sold to third party retailers, thus constitute obstacles to the small scale of competitors. The report did not mention apple, but two Japanese government sources said regulators are also concerned about the supply agreement with apple and all three operators. According to industry sources, according to the supply agreement, the old version of iPhone’s excess inventory is no longer into the market, but transferred to Hongkong and other overseas markets. Two Japanese government officials and an industry source said that itself is in prospective buyers to attract iPhone in burn war these operators, also bought and sold at a discount of batch iPhone, give Apple Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) compared to other competitors. If there is no contract with Docomo, apple iPhone 7 and Samsung S7 mobile phone cover music world price is 93960 yen ($932), but if there is a two-year contract, the two mobile phone prices plunged to 38232 yen and 54432 respectively. When asked about the antitrust issues, apple offers a FTC in August 2nd released a report that Apple Web links, create or support 715000 jobs in Japan, since 2008 the Japanese software developers through apple APP get more than $9 billion in revenue. Apple declined to comment further. Reported that this strategy to help Apple maintain the needs of the new iPhone, so that Japan has become one of the company’s most profitable market. Japan sold two phones, apple is close to occupy one, Japan is the largest share of the company’s largest market. In addition, the company also banned communications App Co Line Corp (3938.T) and online retailer Rakuten Inc (4755.T) to sell iPhone, which helps Japan’s three operators to control more than 90% of the mobile phone market. Once the government ordered rectification, Apple’s new iPhone requirements may be affected. "It is simply the behavior of the three operators that cannot explain the market," said one official. He confirmed that the August report also directed against apple. "We’re close to taking action." Officials said regulators want to put pressure on operators to promote the settlement of the antitrust problem, the solution may package.相关的主题文章: