Google's Android Market Jockeys For Carrier Support

Google just announced that it will share revenues from Android Market with wireless carriers. Developers will get 70% of the revenues from selling their applications through the marketplace. And, once Google's costs are covered, carriers will get the rest. That's quite different from Google rivals' business models. As you'll recall, Apple pockets that 30% revenue share from selling apps on its iTunes service.

Google just announced that it will share revenues from Android Market with operators. Developers will get 70% of the revenues from selling their applications through the marketplace. And, once Google’s costs are covered, wireless carriers, whose networks allow for access to the store, will get the rest.

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