India creates national shop mobile primogenital Solovyov | 13.10.2020
The government of India to discuss the plan of launching the national mobile application store. It is also possible that will make it mandatory for installation on most models of smartphones
sales on the market.
Government mobile app store can be implemented, as suggested by one of the options by widening the existing government application store Mobile
Seva App Store for Android, Windows Phone, Java, iOS. It is based on a service-oriented architecture and cloud technologies using open standards and was created to facilitate
development and deployment of suitable mobile applications through which public services are provided via mobile device. Mobile Seva App Store integrated with Mobile gateway
providing e-governance services Mobile e-governance Service Delivery Gateway (MSDG) of the Ministry of electronics and information technology of India (Ministry of Electronics and Information
Technology), and to deploy applications to use the infrastructure of the latter.
The government applications store will be an alternative to the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, and as experts consider, will lead to an increase in digital self-sufficiency of the country. In one of the
materials news Entertainment technology news, books and jobs (ETNow) quoted the statement by the government of India headed by Prime Minister Narendra modi (Narendra Modi):
“Android holds 97% market share in India. We must therefore intervene to support Indian startups.”
In addition, according to local news agencies, the government is also considering to make the app store mandatory pre-installation on smartphones running
Android OS is sold on the market.
This news is reported, came after many FINTECH entrepreneurs of the country decided to turn to the government with a collective petition. One of them became the founder of
the largest Indian company in the digital payments Paytm Vijay Shekhar Sharma (Vijay Shekhar Sharma), co-founder of the insurance aggregator Policybazaa Ashish Dahiya (Yashish Dahiya), and founder
and CEO of Indian Internet business on the selection of partners, Murugavel Janakiraman (Murugavel Janakiraman). Entrepreneurs are asked to support the Indian ecosystem of digital applications
today, which was forced to compete with major technology giants Google and Apple.
“In India have introduced net neutrality, why the country can not be approved and the neutrality of the apps? – quoted by local media of Murugavel of Janakiraman. To ensure neutrality,
the fairness and openness of the application, would a body controlled by the government.”
At the meeting in the government, media reported, discussed, and ways of creating in India a large-scale platform, which would be located on-premises applications, which will lead to the elimination of the monopoly on
market. In addition, FINTECH business you intend to apply to the banking regulator of the country, including the Ministry of Finance of India, to discuss issues of compensation of losses from the recent
Google initiatives to increase its fee for purchases made in its app store.
Recall that in India introduced one of the toughest in the world variants of net neutrality. In the summer of 2018, the government forbade “discrimination of content” –
Indian providers are not allowed to block, slow down or give any preferences to any producers of content on the Network.