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CCI fines Google Rs 1,338 cr for anti-competitive practices

CCI also ordered Google not to offer any incentives to smartphone makers for exclusively carrying its search services


Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Competition Commission on Thursday imposed a penalty of Rs 1,337.76 crore on Google for abusing its dominant position in multiple markets in the Android mobile device ecosystem.

Besides, the fair trade regulator has directed the internet major to cease and desist from unfair business practices.

In a release, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it has also directed Google to modify its conduct within a defined timeline.

In April 2019, the regulator ordered a detailed probe in the matter following complaints by consumers of Android-based smartphones in the country. Android is an open-source, mobile operating system installed by Original Equipment Manufacturers

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Topics : Google CCI

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First Published: Oct 20 2022 | 8:01 PM IST

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