Optus Blocking Paid Android Apps

In theory, an Android phone should be able to run anything. In practice, it depends on your carrier — and if that carrier is Optus, you might not have a lot of choice even if you’ve paid for an app.

At APC, Neerav Bhatt reports that Android users on Optus can’t make use of paid applications, whether they’ve purchased the phone through Optus or bought in their own phone. Optus says it’s working on building a store, but there’s no immediate fix in site — so if you fancy some Android goodness, hunting further afield for a carrier seems a wise choice.

If you do have an Android device, get it juiced up for productivity with one of our three lists of useful Android Apps.

Optus deliberately blocking Android paid apps [APC]

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