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“Kommersant”: in Russia began the development of a national mobile ecosystem based on Android

Russian authorities and IT market players have started to develop a national mobile ecosystem project based on Android. On this subject writing “Kommersant”.

According to the newspaper, the project is “trained and supervised” by the Center of Expertise and Coordination of Informatization under the Ministry of Digital Development. In the spring, the development will be provided to the relevant Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Chernychenko.

The need is explained by the fact that after the start of the special operation on Ukraine many apps from Russian developers have been removed from foreign stores.

The first meeting brought together representatives of VK, “Yandex”, SberbankRostelecom, Open Mobile Platforms, domestic consumer electronics manufacturers (“Aquarius”F+ tech and others), as well as developers Kaspersky LabAstra Group of Companies (Astra Linux), Basalt SPO (Alt Linux) and others.

Russian companies foreseen set up a consortium to develop a publicly available operating system for smartphones late last year.

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