It may not have an iTunes-like aura, but Nokia’s Ovi applications store for its mobile phones appears to be doing alright down under. According to Nokia, Australia is one of the top 15 markets for the service, which attracts 1.5 million downloads a day wordwide, and number three in terms of revenue, suggesting that (unusually) we’re not just in it for the free stuff.
Aussies Seem Happy To Pay For Ovi Apps
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