Company SPB Software, a well-known creator of software for all kinds of mobile devices, is now owned by Yandex. The deal was officially announced by the largest Russian search engine itself.
The deal is beneficial for both parties. Yandex gets the opportunity to expand its services by actively introducing them to the mobile device market. It is in the direction of the mobile direction that the company's views are now directed. SPB Software will receive additional funding.
To date Yandex belongs to more than 60% of the Russian search market. It is expected that active penetration into the mobile market will further increase this figure. Moreover, over the past year, the volume of mobile Internet traffic has tripled compared to 2010.
also in Yandex hope that integration into very popular mobile applications SPB Software allow the search engine to compete with Google even on Android.
It is reported that the deal amounted to 38 million US dollars.