Cloud giants could face a major crackdown in the UK over competition fears

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Ofcom, Britain’s physique for regulating the communications business, has announced (opens in new tab) a proposal to launch an investigation into the UK cloud market over fears that Amazon Internet Providers (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud are following anti-competitive practices to dominate the house.

Based on Ofcom, each AWS and Azure accounted for 30-40% of the UK cloud market every all through 2021, with Google Cloud taking over an extra 5-10% of shoppers, leaving simply 20-30% remaining for all different rival firms mixed.

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The report particulars three key findings that may function a foundation for an investigation if it had been to go forward, which Ofcom says shall be introduced by October 5.