The Chinese company Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo join forces to create a competitor to the Google Play platform for manufacturers of gaming, music, film and TV content.
It is noted that the company will unite in a Global Alliance of developers services.
According to sources, the Alliance planned to launch in March, but it is not clear how this will affect the epidemic of coronavirus in China.
The prototype of the GDSA website reported that the first platform will cover nine regions, including India, Indonesia and Russia.
“With the help of the Alliance companies will be able to use its advantages in various regions: Xiaomi strong user base in India, Vivo and Oppo in Southeast Asia, and Huawei in Europe”, – said Vice-President of mobile research firm Canalys, Nicole Peng.
All 4 companies declined to comment on the publication of this information. Google also did not respond to a request for comment.
It is noted that by the end of 2019, Google earned 8.8 billion dollars globally in the Play store. The company also receives around 30% Commission from the sale of movies, books and apps.