Paytm, the Alibaba backed Indian fintech firm, is looking forward to a million apps on its recently launched mini app store by the first quarter of 2021. The company is seeking to challenge the dominance of Google in the India’s mobile web economy after the recent incident of Paytm app ban from the Play store for a disputed privacy violation.
Google is already facing antitrust issues in India and Paytm is trying to use this discontent to attract the business towards the newly launched mini app store. Vijay Shekhar Sharma the founder of the Paytm in the virtual conference said as quoted, “Neither a company from the East nor a company from the West, if someone will rule India it will be an Indian company“. Along with this, he also quoted Google as a “toll collector”. It is to be noted that after the incident of app ban he had termed Google as the, “judge, jury and executioner”.
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