The European Commission has sent two Statements of Objections to Qualcomm in separate investigations, outlining the Commission's preliminary view that the company has abused a dominant position in the worldwide markets for 3G (UMTS) and 4G (LTE) baseband chipsets, in breach of Article 102. The Commission considers that Qualcomm may have illegally paid a major customer for exclusively using its chipsets and sold chipsets below cost with the aim of forcing a competitor out of the market. Click here.