South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating “some matters” relating to tech giant Apple Inc, the head of the anticompetition body said during a parliamentary hearing, without disclosing further details.
Speaking at the hearing on Tuesday, FTC Chairman Jeong Jae-chan declined to comment on the specifics of the regulator’s investigation when asked to do so by a South Korean lawmaker.
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Domestic media reports said earlier this month the FTC was reviewing details of the US firm’s contracts with South Korean mobile telecoms carriers.
Apple didn’t immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.