Russian govt approves Yandex as default search engine for local mobile devices

Tuesday 28 September 2021 | 16:52 CET | News
Russian government hs approved the use of the internet search engine Yandex as the pre-installed on mobile devices to be sold in the country from 01 January of 2022, reports Comnews.ru. From 01 April, a law banning sales of devices without pre-installed applications from a special list entered into force in the country.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Kaspersky / Mail.ru / Vkontakte / Yandex
Countries: Russian Federation
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