Cricket Companion acquires CrickZenga, to become dominant mobile cricket app in India

Cricket Companion, a mobile application for cricket, has
acquired CrickZenga, a mobile phone app that delivers live cricket scores,
updated cricket news, results, schedules and statistics to users.

Following the acquisition, Cricket Companion boasts of 8
million downloads and has now become the most popular mobile application for
cricket globally.

The Cricket Companion app is accessed by 200,000 unique
users each month and around 500,000 unique users during cricket tournaments
featuring three or more teams.

Most CricZenga users have now upgraded to the Cricket
Companion app and we continue to see increased downloads since England’s Indian
tour and the West Indies tour. Also, we have witnessed a higher utilization of
our advertising inventory. This gradual but sustained shift of advertiser
interest to a mobile application base, especially in the Indian context, is
very heartening, not only for us, but for the entire mobile ecosystem,” said
Vikramjiet Roy, director, Cricket Companion.

Cricket Companion is available for all mobile devices and
Tabs including the iPhone and iPad. Using a 2.5G or Wi-Fi connection, users can
enjoy the latest headlines, interviews, stories and results from any upcoming
cricket matches. Cricket Companion services are accessible across all leading
mobile networks such as Idea, Vodafone, Airtel, Aircel, BSNL, MTNL, Reliance,
Tata DOCOMO etc.

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