China government again blocked Google app & also Android market. Its sounds like they are not so friendly with Google. Google always tried to maintain a strained relationship with China. Few months ago Google was blocked in China. Now again in several major regions in the country Google’s mobile OS Android’s apps market being completely blocked. Android users now in China are experiencing restrictions in accessing Google’s Android Market. They have only have the chance to use China’s local app stores.
No word on the reason for the sudden blocking, but we are guessing China could dominate in-country with their own that’s why they may well have simply been looking for an excuse to block Google’s mobile OS. China has had their own mobile OS in the works since this past March. Most Chinese Android users have a number of local markets and online forums to download their apps. The lack of a cohesive marketplace can easily drive consumers to other mobile platforms.
Cavender explained: “The mobile market in China is incredibly competitive and consumers upgrade their phones every nine months on average. This means that they can very quickly migrate to another hardware provider or operating system (OS) if they are not happy.”
Google has struggled in China, China Government never notify publicly that they are going to block Google. Now the serious thing for Google is, Android market should remain blocked for the long term and China have their local search engine “Baidu” butting heads with Google which is also planning an OS of their own, Quishi, which funnily enough is meant to be similar to Android.
This could be a politic to dominate them in their country, but Google is popular all over the world, its necessary everywhere now, whatever chinese authorities reasons are. Even they didn’t mention any reason about it. Android users in China, they don’t know it’s a temporary issue or permanent roadblock in largest mobile market China.
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