Antitrust Litigation & Investigations

FTC Halts Broadcom's Exclusivity Strategy in Certain Chip Markets

Settlement falls short for some, however.

The Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that chip giant Broadcom Inc. illegally monopolized markets for semiconductor components used to deliver television and broadband internet services through exclusive dealing and other tactics. While the FTC’s settlement with Broadcom is a net positive for certain rivals and customers, it fails to protect others and leaves all parties uncompensated.


Edited by Tom Hagy for MoginRubin LLP.   

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