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Bulgaria: Apple accused of abuse of dominance

 |  July 22, 2019

Vivacom, the largest Bulgarian revenue telecom, filed a complaint against the US giant Apple in the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC), a notice posted on the regulator’s website. The complaint of the home company is related to the iPhone’s best-selling product of the US company. Upon request from Money.bg,

Vivacom explained that it was “a possible abuse of a stronger position on Apple’s deal with a direct contract with Vivacom to distribute iPhone-branded phones.” The Bulgarian telecom is the only one of three native mobile operators, which traditionally does not offer the best-selling premium-class mobile phone – the iPhone. At the end of last year, a message was released that Vivacom customers will be able to buy the new models from the operator, but to date they are not available on the company’s website.

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