Two dozen mobile operators announced a WACky idea at this year’s Mobile World Congress: their own collective app store. A single coherent mobile developers’ Nirvana. Chances of success: nil.
MWC 2010 is over now, so maybe the laughter has subsided. No, I think I can still hear it.
The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) is an attempt to create an environment where application developers can deliver their wares across a wide variety of mobile platforms. An extension of the Apple App Store perhaps? No. Apple have nothing to do with this. Well at least the other big device people are on board, right? No. You won’t find any RIM Blackberries here. Nor will you see any sign of Nokia. Google are [click title to read more…]