In Q3 2014, the number of China app distribution exceeded 28.6 billion with an increase of 12.3% from prior quarter. Baidu league remained to be the top distribution team with market share of 41.8%. Tencent’s mobile app distribution kept rapid development in Q3 2014 and it increased by 1.4% from Q2 according to data of EnfoDesk.
As of 30 June 2014, the total number of users in Baidu app distribution platforms exceeded 600 million and with an average of 130 million daily distribution and 10 million developers, having become the largest Android app distribution platform in China in Q2 2014.
The improvement of China mobile internet effectively promotes use of mobile application and distribution of mobile app. As of the third quarter of 2014, 3G/ 4G subscribers exceeded 550 million, representing 43% of total mobile phone users. With 4G’s popularity in China, internet quality has been further improved and traffic charge has been gradually reduced. All these can stimulate mobile internet users to download apps in app stores which further brings great opportunity for China mobile app distribution market.
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