UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly”

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is concerned that the mobile platform giants’ “effective duopoly” in those areas might be harming consumers, it added. The study will be wide ranging, with the watchdog concerns about the nested gateways that are created as a result of the pair’s dominance of mobile ecosystem — intermediating how consumers can access a variety of products, content and services (such as music, TV and video streaming; fitness tracking, shopping and banking, to cite some of the examples provided by the CMA).

Link: UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly”
via techcrunch.com

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