EU drops its investigation of Intel

The Commission has closed its investigation into the competitive practices of Intel.

The Commission has dropped its investigation into the competitive practices of Intel, according to a statement made by Commissioner Mario Monti this week. Over the past fifteen months, the Commission has been investigating complaints made by Intel's competitors that the company had abused its dominant position in Windows-compatible microprocessors.

Mr Monti commented that the Commission had uncovered no evidence to support these allegations. In the meantime, one of the complaints has been withdrawn.

 

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