iPhone’s App Store vs. Verizon Wireless, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, and more

In the world of mobile applications there is no doubt that Apple are currently the market leaders, it now seems as if rivaling companies have had enough of this and plan to create an “open international applications platform”.

Apparently there will be two-dozen companies creating this App Store competitor, these companies include AT&T, China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, NTT DoCoMo Verizon Wireless and Vodafone.

This announcement was made at this year’s Mobile World Congress, it is thought handset manufacturers LG, Samsung and Sony Ericsson are also supporting the initiative.

This universal platform will be called the “Wholesale Applications Community”, this will hopefully provide a central point where all participating carriers should be able to easily access applications.


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Written by Jamie Pert

Jamie has a background in computer repairs and maintenance along with network administration, he now enjoys utilizing the benefits of new technologies and enjoys writing about anything that brings new technology to the world.

He began writing for Product Reviews in mid 2009 and has since expanded his knowledge across a wide-base of devices, he is looking to get more hands-on experience with new devices to gain a better understanding of the latest and greatest technologies.

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