India’s most popular mobile browser, UC Browser unveils all-in-one information platform for global cricket tournament
New Delhi, February 17th, 2015 - Amid the excitement for 2015 global cricket tournament, UCWeb, the world’s leading provider of mobile internet software and services, announced the launch of its all-in-one cricket application “UC-Cricket”. It is now available on the homepage of UC Browser for Android, UCWeb’s flagship product and India’s most popular mobile browser with 41% market share as of 2014 year-end, according to StatCounter.
“During the 2014 IPL, 1 million users logged onto UC Browser for cricket information. We are expecting that number to increase significantly during the upcoming cricket tournament,” said Abhishek Sharma, Director of Marketing Communications at UCWeb India.
UC-Cricket comes with a fresh user interface and provides the most comprehensive cricket content and services to fans. It allows millions of enthusiastic fans across the country to quickly and conveniently access the most complete and up-to-date tournament information including live scores, previews, commentaries, interviews, stats, photos, videos, etc. Through its exclusive “Cricket Guessing Game”, users can also pick the winner of each match and collect points to get a chance to win exciting prizes, like MacBook Air, iPhone 6, Samsung GALAXY Note 4 and more.
According to Abhishek Sharma, “UC Browser is now the world’s most popular third-party mobile browser with 11% market share according to StatCounter. The UC-Cricket application provides users with more interactive and intuitive cricket services. It enables enthusiasts to catch live scores, instant updates and even play guessing games while on the move. It is our endeavor to empower users completely so that they don’t miss exciting tournament updates. This is a unique initiative from UC Browser which can be attractive to India’s millions of cricket fans. “
Real-time notification, comment section, guessing game and more
Except for all cricket information provided, UC-Cricket comes with a series of useful features and services, including a real-time notification which runs in the background and keeps you updated with the latest scores. Cricket fans across the world can also interact with each other in the Comment section of each game (refer to the screenshot below). “This is a unique feature of UC-Cricket. We think it’s important to let cricket fans talk with each other,” said Abhishek Sharma.
UCWeb Inc. (UCWeb) is a leading provider of mobile internet software and services. Since its inception in 2004, UCWeb's mission has been to provide better mobile internet experience to billions of users around the world. The flagship product of UCWeb, UC Browser, is available on more than 3,000 different models of mobile devices from over 200 manufacturers, and is compatible with all mainstream operating systems. Serving over 500 million users in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, UC Browser is now available in ten languages including English, Russian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese. Additional information about UCWeb and UC Browser can be found at www.ucweb.com.