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GetJar, a mobile application distribution site, raises $6 million

GetJar, a mobile application distributor, has raised $6 million from Accel Partners.

The company hosts mobile application downloads for other mobile companies and developers and provides them with technical support and analytics about who is doing the downloading.

The Lithuanian company recently told us it is averaging eight million downloads per month with 100 million total over the last two years along. It currently has 60,000 beta testers and 130,000 user accounts.

Companies that use GetJar include Opera, mig33 and Scanr. The Opera Mini mobile web browser has been downloaded from Getjar over 3.3 million times.