UC Browser hits 400m monthly active users worldwide: Report

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UC Browser , a product of the Alibaba Group , today announced it has crossed the 400 million MAU (Monthly Active User) mark worldwide, making it the largest mobile browser in Asia and the second largest mobile browser in the world according to 3rd party web traffic analytics service Stat Counter .
Achieving such a firm base and emerging as the leader, especially in Asian markets, UC Browser is now at par with social networking sites Twitter and Facebook’s Instagram which have also the surpassed 400 million MAU.
UC Browser remains more than ever committed towards providing industry-leading, quality, world class, mobile Internet service on a global scale. UC Browser covers more than 30% monthly PV market share in the 1st quarter 2016 in Asia, surpassing Chrome, according to StatCounter
Since its inception in 2004, UC Browser is committed to helping half of the world’s population gain access to an open and convenient mobile Internet service and connect the unconnected. Through its cloud acceleration and data compression technology users in emerging markets like India, Indonesia and Russia where network is not perfect, gain access to better browsing services.
Expressing his delight at the rapid growth of their user base, Mr. Kenny Ye, GM of Global Markets, Alibaba mobile business group said, “The increase in the number of active users is a validation of our mission to provide quality and convenient internet access to everyone across the world. We are devoted to offering curated local content and serving as the first window to the glorious world of internet for hundreds and millions of people around the globe. Our technology innovations like cloud-based browsing, faster downloads and customised content are helping people bridge the digital divide and make meaningful difference to their lives, which makes us even more confident of our business growth and direction.” Redefining a conventional browser: from tool to content aggregator