UK Regulator Says Apple and Google Have Created a Duopoly

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The Facts

  • The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has determined that Apple and Google hold a duopoly, with a "vice-like grip" over mobile phones.

  • iOS or Android operating systems are installed on over 99% of all mobiles in the UK.


The Spin

Establishment-critical narrative

The duopoly harms consumers by reducing competition, raising prices, and limiting innovation and choice.

Pro-establishment narrative

Apple and Google are committed to creating thriving and innovative markets. They provide customers with more choice than other platforms, and create countless jobs.


Establishment split

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