EU probing Apple iPhone sales tactics

In a report by Fox News, questionnaires were sent to several EU mobile networks scrutinizing Apple''s distribution terms, which might aid the company, squeeze competitors from the market.

Last Updated: May 27, 2013, 12:03 PM IST

London: Smartphone manufacturer and software giant Apple is facing investigation by the European Union for its sales tactics and technical restrictions to prevent smartphone manufacturers from securing better deals.

In a report by Fox News, questionnaires were sent to several EU mobile networks scrutinizing Apple''s distribution terms, which might aid the company, squeeze competitors from the market.

In order to begin a formal investigation the European Commission needs to determine whether Apple dominates the EU smartphone market, the reports added.

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