Apple opens App Store for EU customers to comply with DMA

26/01/2024 | The Guardian

Apple is set to make significant changes in how EU customers can download apps. The technology company will allow users to bypass its own App Store and permit the installation of alternative app stores, including Google Play. Furthermore, iPhone users will be able to choose from a range of browsers to use as their default and alternative payment systems to Apple Pay. The changes are being introduced to comply with the EU Digital Markets Act (DMA) and will take effect after an iOS update in March. Developers who take advantage of these new options will be charged a flat fee per installation.

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