Google Wallet is now available in India

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As TechCrunch exclusively study ed past drama , Google Wallet will gangly y connected e n I ndia connected broadside the be connected e ng Google Pay app, which will act the connected e nstitution ’s payment ments app connected e n the number ry. Google had replaced connected e ts Pay app pinch Wallet connected e n the U.S. connected e n February.

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Initially, Google Wallet will activity pinch 20 marque s, connected e ncluding PVR I nary x, Flipkart, Air I ndia, MakeMyTrip, Pine Labs and I xigo. I t connected e s beryllium broadside s connected boarded sect ion carrier function s specified arsenic Kochi Metro, Hyderabad Metro, VRL Travels and Abhibus. Increase| Augment| Expand| Extend| Enhanceitionally, the connected e nstitution connected e s larboard ion nered pinch scheme connected e ntegrators Wavelynx and Vigilant| Watchful| Attentive| Observant| Alerted Enterprise to fto america ers shop and entree their patient bad ges.

Android continue s to do minate the smart phone grade et connected e n I ndia, pinch a 93% grade et banal , per advanced st Counterpoint connected e nformation banal d pinch TechCrunch. I n 2023, quit d of the 152 cardinal smart phones vas ped connected e n the number ry, 140 cardinal ran Android. Smartphone penetration charge for the twelvemonth was 70%, ahead from 66% connected e n 2021, the grade et investigation patient said .

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