Competition Commission of India’s investigation wing has reportedly sought details from third parties, including research firms, on yearly smartphone sales and internet usage in India, reports the Economic Times. This move comes as a part of CCI’s probe into allegations of Google's abuse of the market dominance of its Android OS in India. According to the report, CCI director-general has asked for statistics on India's smartphone base, smartphone and tablet sales trends over the years, OS and apps on Android, besides data on internet, from research firms Counterpoint Research and International Data Corporation India (IDC). The notices were reportedly sent last month. While IDC India already sent in its responses, Counterpoint is in the process of sending its responses. CCI’s probe into allegations against Google The case was first highlighted after it was reported in February that CCI is looking…
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