Android's open platform has been embraced by much of the mobile development community—extending far beyond the members of the OHA.
As Android phones and applications have become more readily available, many other mobile operators and handset manufacturers have jumped at the chance to sell Android phones to their subscribers, especially given the cost benefits compared to proprietary platforms.The open standard of the Android platform has resulted in reduced operator costs in licensing and royalties, and we are now seeing a migration to open handsets from proprietary platforms such as RIM,Windows Mobile, and the Apple iPhone.The market has cracked wide open; new types of users are able to consider smartphones for the first time. Android is well suited to fill this demand.
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