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Ofcom to investigate tech giants’ dominance of cloud computing

Ofcom will investigate the world’s biggest tech companies to ensure their dominance in areas such as cloud computing, messaging and smart devices works for the people and businesses of Britain, the communications regulator has said. Over the coming year, the regulator will begin investigating a wider range of digital services. WhatsApp, FaceTime and Zoom will come under the lens, with Ofcom looking at how their market power is affecting traditional calling and messaging, and whether the lack of interoperability “raises potential concerns”. The cloud study, which begins in the coming weeks, “will examine the strength of competition in cloud services generally and the position the three hyperscalers hold in the market”, the regulator said in a statement.

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