Google Apps License Could Cost European Phone Makers $40 Per Device

Android manufactures will have to pay $40 per device to Google in Europe to be featured into Google play store and other mobile apps.

A confidential fee schedule shows costs as high as $40 per device to instal the Google mobile services suite of apps.

Google is also offering separte agreements ot cover some or all licensing costs for companies that choose to install Chrome and Google search on their devices as well.

The Move was to comply with the decision of the European Union’s anti-trust watchdog’s decision against Android.

With the new changes to Android that will com into effect on October 29, smartphone makers in Europe will need to pay for certain Google apps