Google and major European carriers ask the EU to make iMessage a core platform service

Google has rallied the support of top European carriers to send a letter to the European Commission, asking it to designate Apple’s iMessage as a “core platform service”. This would force Apple to make iMessage compatible with RCS like WhatsApp and Google Messages by March 2024.

Per a Financial Times report, Google, Vodafone, Deutsch Telekom, Telefónica, and Orange are behind the request.

Here’s some background on the issue. In August, the EU entered its Digital Markets Act (DMA) into force to ensure a higher degree of competition in the EU digital market by regulating the power of…

​ Google has rallied the support of top European carriers to send a letter to the European Commission, asking it to designate Apple’s iMessage as a “core platform service”. This would force Apple to make iMessage compatible with RCS like WhatsApp and Google Messages by March 2024.

Per a Financial Times report, Google, Vodafone, Deutsch Telekom, Telefónica, and Orange are behind the request.

Here’s some background on the issue. In August, the EU entered its Digital Markets Act (DMA) into force to ensure a higher degree of competition in the EU digital market by regulating the power of…   Read More GSMArena.com – Latest articles 

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