Google announces the imposition of fees for licenses of its applications on the manufacturers of Android phones

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In July the European Commission asked the Google stop the monopoly of its applications for Android, such as turn off the launch of both Play Store and Chrome and the rest of the application its always on Android inherently, as the to fine Google $ 5 billion from the time of the cartel.

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As a result Google has announced a set of changes on this matter, including that it announced for the first time in its history that it will not do to force manufacturers of Android phones within the European Economic Area for the signing of agreements to install all of their applications in advance, so Google decided to impose a license fee on manufacturers for Android phones that want to install their applications in advance on its phones, but will not have these companies to license all the Google apps all together, but they can, for example, the license of the Play Store and the Chrome, and license other applications separately.

So it is not clear whether the phones were to be sold within Europe will need to the license fee, or will apply to European companies only, as these fees will in the end raise the prices of the phones by few, and that the move may be temporary because Google appealed against the decision issued at the session of July, but these changes and the new rules scheduled to come into force on Monday 29 October.

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