Recently, Google was accused of actions aimed at monopolizirovany Europe market. For this the company will pay a fine in the amount of $ 5 billion. Can you really say that Google is a monopoly? To answer this question using the data provided in Statista.
The information shows what percentage of users chose the search engine Google, the mobile operating system from Google and the Chrome browser. Considered the largest European countries: Spain, Italy, Germany, France and the UK.
Google search completely dominates the competition in these countries. It is used by more than 90 percent of the people. As for Android, this operating system is also incredibly popular, especially in Spain. Only in the UK Android is the most popular mobile OS. And more than half of Europeans use the Chrome browser.
The Android operating system offered by many manufacturers of smartphones, and this has contributed to its popularity. Google actively uses its capabilities, forcing any device maker that wants to license the Google Play app store, preinstalled search from Google and Chrome. It is these actions, the European Commission considers unlawful and anti-competitive in Europe. That Google is trying to overcome competitors everywhere, no doubt.