Handango To Offer Android Applications; Expects 100 By Launch

Handango said it will start selling Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Android applications when the phones become available next month. The company, which now sells apps for nine different operating systems, including Windows Mobile, Palm (NSDQ: PALM), Symbian and BlackBerry, appears to be one of the first independent companies to say that they will support applications for the T-Mobile G1 at least on this scale. In addition, it appears that Handango will even offer more capabilities than the official Android Market.

For instance, developers who choose to sell their Android apps through Handango will be able to merchandise them online; give them away for free, or sell them, whether it’s for a one-time fee, or a monthly or annual subscription, said Handango’s CEO Bill Stone. Whereas, at the time of launch, the Android Market will only be available on the phone, and will only be able to give away apps for free. Stone: “There


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