Google’s decision to halve Play Store commissions fails to address the main issue in India, riling local entrepreneurs.
March 18, 2021
4 Min Read
Google missed addressing the elephant in the room when it announced its decision Tuesday to slash Play Store commissions. For app developers, an equally worrisome, if not more painful, issue is that of Google Billing.
The tech giant, which controls over 95% of India’s smartphone market, requires all apps on Play Store to use only its payment gateway from next year. Developers had been expecting some flexibility on this.
We report on the latest and most important developments in India’s biggest tech companies and disruptive startups so you can make better decisions.
New economy companies cannot always be evaluated using traditional methods. We analyze the relevant metrics, ask the tough questions to get you the right picture.
Tracking the highs and lows of India’s biggest internet companies over the past decade has given us access to the right decision-makers to interpret the latest state of play.
We thrive on inside scoops and decoding boardroom conversations so we can bring you a 360° view of what’s happening at India’s high-growth companies.