Google's settled an Android antitrust case with Russian Federation
Google's commercial settlement with Yandex is separate from its legal settlement with the regulator. They are also working on a Chrome widget for future devices. Google will allow apps and competing search engines to be pre-loaded on devices, with a new tool to select the latter.
Google Inc. has agreed to no longer restrict the preinstallation of applications on smartphones running its Android operating system sold in Russian Federation to settle allegations that it abused its dominance in the marketplace, the country's antitrust regulator said Monday. FAS had accused Google of abusing its monopoly position in mobile app stores serving the Android operating system.
The $7.8 million fine is roughly 9 percent of Google's 2014 revenue in Russian Federation.
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In October 2015, Russia's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service ruled that Google violated the country's anti-monopoly laws.
Google reached a settlement with Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in connection with the case file against it related to its Android operating system.
Google will also develop a new Chrome widget for new devices as a replacement for the standard Google search widget on the home screen.
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That includes Yandex, the Russian internet firm and Google rival which first brought the complaint. While Google has reportedly said in response that the interests of both parties have been satisfied, further corroborating that a deal has indeed been reached. Russian users didn't have the option of changing to a different search engine on those phones.
This makes the applications pre-installation channel on mobile devices open for application developers who will get equal rights and opportunities to access the devices on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Igor Artemiev, head of the FAS, said, "Implementation of the settlement's terms will be an effective means to secure competition between developers of mobile applications".
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