The Telegraph said officials plan to make the announcement prior to the summer holiday season and referenced unnamed sources. The report said the final figure for the fine has not yet been determined.
The previous record fine was a €1.1 billion (about $1.25 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2009 after it found leading semiconductor vendor Intel guilty of anti-trust offences over a period dating back to 2002. The European Commission puts a top limit on fines for such offences at 10 percent of annual sales, which in Google's case would be €6.6 billion (about $7.5 billion).
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