Mozilla-Google Signed New Search Agreement Making Google Default Search in Firefox

Google and Mozilla signed a new multi-year search agreement making Google the "default search engine" in Firefox browsers. The renewal comes about three weeks after the previous contract expired.The monetary terms of this agreement were not announced, as the Mozilla says "specific terms of this commercial agreement are subject to traditional confidentiality requirements, and we're […]

Mozilla and Google Sign New Agreement for Default Search in FirefoxGoogle and Mozilla signed a new multi-year search agreement making Google the "default search engine" in Firefox browsers. The renewal comes about three weeks after the previous contract expired.

The monetary terms of this agreement were not announced, as the Mozilla says "specific terms of this commercial agreement are subject to traditional confidentiality requirements, and we're not at liberty to disclose them."

In a December 20, blog post, Mozilla annnouced "We've negotiated a significant and mutually beneficial revenue agreement with Google. This new agreement extends our long term search relationship with Google for at least three additional years."

Adding, "Under this multi-year agreement, Google Search will continue to be the default search provider for hundreds of millions of Firefox users around the world," said Gary Kovacs, CEO, Mozilla.

"Mozilla has been a valuable partner to Google over the years and we look forward to continuing this great partnership in the years to come," said Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President of Search, Google.