Google will pay nine billion dollars to keep the search engine by default in Apple Safari. Next year the payments will increase to $ 12 billion, reports the TV channel “360”.
Fee for default search in the browser is growing rapidly every year. Four years ago, for this option Google paid a billion dollars last year to three billion dollars.
According to experts, the annual fee is calculated based on the number of requests to Google search voice assistant Siri and the Safari browser on iOS devices. Analysts believe that since Apple is one of the largest search engines for source of traffic, Google is not profitable to refuse from the status of default search engine.
The increase in the amounts which Apple requires from Google fits in with the concept of the company is to increase revenues from different services.
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