UCWeb targets 100 million users by 2015 in India

UCWeb, a provider of mobile internet
software technology and application services, announced their expansion in

The company launched their latest UCWEB 8.0
version for Android in India. The company enjoys 20 percent market share of the
total mobile internet market in the country. The company has more than 200
million users worldwide.

The new product UCWeb 8.0 version for
Android offers better experience to its users. Based on the strong power
offered by U3 kernel technology, UCWEB 8.0 comes with improved five performance
indices of mobile browsers – speed, intelligence, safety, low energy
consumption, and expansibility.

It has an average speed over 50 percent
higher than those of other mobile browsers in 3G network, and up to 30 percent
faster than other mobile browsers when accessing Internet in WIFI

In the future UC will introduce its
hardware capacity and stronger HTML5 rendering and accelerating ability into U3
kernel to further upgrade the speed of UC browser. UCWEB 8.0 also realizes
various smart modes of smart reading, smart forum, and smart screen-adapting

“We see great traction in the Indian mobile
internet space specially with the increase in mobile penetration in the the
Indian market, the introduction to new smart phones and the advent of 3G. We
are quite buoyant about significant opportunities here and are actively looking
at partnering with all the leading Indian telecom companies.  We believe
that growth in this space can be driven by technical expertise and innovation;
which are synonymous with our philosophy of growth,” said Yu Yongfu, chief
executive officer, UCWeb.

“We aim to make UCWeb the number one mobile
internet browser company in India and achieve a user base of 100mn by 2015 in
the country. We would like to thank all our existing partners in assisting us
in our endeavor,” Yongfu added.

Currently UCWeb holds second place in the
cell phone browser markets of India, Indonesia and Russia, behind Opera
Software ASA, a Norwegian maker of Web browsers.

In India, UCWeb occupies a market share of
almost 20 percent. Based in China, the company has already partnered with over
500 partners in India, including Google, Getjar, Nokia, ebuddy, and nimbuzz to
provide end-to-end mobile internet services to local users.

By Telecomlead.com Team

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