May 24, 2024

Apple and Microsoft seem to have been profitable in having their premier providers faraway from the EU’s listing of “gatekeeper” providers.

The EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) labels providers as gatekeepers if they’ve a minimum of 45 million customers and the guardian firm meets a sure revenue threshold. Apple and Microsoft argued that their providers — iMessage and Bing — didn’t have sufficient EU customers to fulfill the standards.

In accordance with sources that spoke with Monetary Occasions, through Apple Insider, the 2 firms have succeeded in making their case.

Apple didn’t dodge the gatekeeper standing totally, with the EU classifying its App Retailer is a gatekeeper service