"strangle competitors by penalising customer with differential patent licensing fees as the patents are expiring"
Now that Apple is refusing to pay licensing fees to Qualcomm, iPhone prices have changed how, exactly? You're saying $20 in royalties on a shiny $800 phone from Cupertino is excessive?
Apparently Mediatek's modem technology, like Icera's, comes up short.
Explain how this is Qualcomm's fault.