LAHORE (Staff Report) – UC Browser – the world’s No.2 mobile browser according to StatCounter – attained 33.76 percent monthly page view market share this October in Pakistan, another milestone after its dominance in China, India and Indonesia, the three most populous emerging countries.
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That’s to say now 1 in every 3 mobile pages viewed in Pakistan is accessed through UC Browser.
“Pakistan is an important player of South Asia market, and we are glad to become a mobile internet gateway for its users. We will continue improving our products and providing better experience to Pakistan users”, said Kenny Ye, Managing Director of UCWeb International Business Department.
Technology and localization are the keys
The popularity of UC Browser in Pakistan attributes to its continuous product localization that caters to underserved user demands, technologies that speed up web browsing as well as the upsurge of the smartphone.
Take localised content and services for example, UC Browser users can follow the live scores of Pakistan cricket matches on UC – Cricket, a welcomed in-app product to keep users posted on the latest information of their favourite sport.
Besides, UC Browser gives easy access to the hottest videos and top songs in Pakistan.
A Glimpse on Pakistan’s booming mobile internet
Home to the world’s 6th largest population, Pakistan is also a booming internet market. The last several years have seen an exponential rise in internet penetration thanks to rapid technological advances and increasing affordability of mobile phones. As per internetworldstats.com, 14.6% of Pakistan’s total population accessed to the internet in Dec. 2014.
With huge traffic every day, UC Browser analyses the ever changing mobile internet landscape. Its recent Pakistan Mobile Internet Use Study covering 5500 local users offers a glimpse at Pakistani mobile internet consumption trends.
UCWeb Inc. (UCWeb) is a leading provider of mobile internet software and services. 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 users in more than 150 countries and regions around the world, UC Browser is now available in 11 languages including English, Russian, Indonesian, and Vietnamese.