• Apple can no longer force Japanese carriers to sell the iPhone at a subsidized price

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Japanese regulators reportedly have told Apple that the company could be violating anti-trust regulations in the country. Today, the Japan Fair Trade Commission said that Apple's sales contracts force Japan's three largest wireless providers to sell iPhone models to consumers at a discount through the use of subsidies. But the FTC says that this deal prevents the Japanese carriers from offering lower priced monthly data plans to consumers.
    As a result, Apple has been forced to change the wording of the sales contracts it has with the aforementioned trio of Japanese ...
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