Earlier in August, Motorola Mobility had announced that it would shrink its operations in India and lay off 4,000 employees worldwide as part of its restructuring efforts.

Now it seems that the company has officially shut down its India website. For users who log onto to Motorola Mobility/in, a message will greet you saying,

Important Message to our customers in India. We are streamlining our business and support systems, and unfortunately, we’ll no longer have a dedicated website for India. Your local support site will remain open well into the future, and we’ll continue to provide support for our existing products.

Loss-making Motorola Mobility, was acquired by Google early last year in an effort to get its hands on nearly 17,000 major software patents owned by the firm.

The message on the Motorola Mobility website. Screengrab

Google acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in May this year. Motorola Mobility, which separated from the now-independent Motorola Solutions experienced heavy losses last year.

Publish date: November 27, 2012 7:38 am| Modified date: November 27, 2012 7:38 am

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