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9Apps Hits 140 Million Monthly Active Users

9Apps is the most-searched app store in India

Nov 06, 2015   12:41 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

9Apps and 9Game, the world’s leading third-party app stores for Android apps/games, today announced it has 140 million Monthly Active Users (MAUs). The two stores altogether have also reached 8.5 million Daily Active Users (DAUs) with over 18 million daily aggregate downloads of apps and games.


Launched in 2012, 9Apps and 9Game, which are part of UCWeb, a business within Alibaba Group’s mobile business division, operate across regions including India, Indonesia, the Middle East and Russia. Boosted by mobile proliferation in these countries/regions and the marketplaces’ sizeable app repository, 9Apps and 9Game have quickly risen to become the go-to destination for smartphone users in where it serves. In addition, by providing in-depth localized operation and integrated promotion services, the app stores have also helped their partners around the world to grow through reaching out to a considerable user base.


Talking on the new milestone, Simon SHI, Head of 9Apps and 9Game, said, “We have an active user community across China, India and other emerging markets which have helped us achieve this mark. 9Apps & 9Game give Android users an ideal alternative to download apps and games with no need for account registration. We have not just an abundant and varied app repository but also a huge collection of region-specific apps for each market – that’s one of the factors contributed to our uptrend. While the popularity we’re enjoying also speaks to the opportunity for our app developer partners as they stand a better chance to reach out to more users. “


Recently, UCWeb announced the launch of UC Open Platform 2.0 - an ecosystem to help Indian mobile internet players to acquire users and monetize traffic through UC Browser, 9Apps, 9Game and UC Union - a global traffic platform that has a vast distribution network and abundant campaign offers. UC Open Platform covers most genres of mobile internet players in India, including content and service providers, affiliates, developers, agencies, ad networks, publishers and advertises - providing a full-suite promotion and monetization platform.


9Apps marked its entry into India with an office opened in Mumbai in June 2014. The business has shown deep commitment to Indian market with its ‘Fundraiser Program’ launched earlier this year. 9Apps has committed Rs 10 lakh to not-for-profit organization Prayas for education of the girl child in India.


About 9Apps

9Apps is one of the most popular Android marketplaces globally with a huge audience base as well as an abundant and varied app repository in India. 9Apps supports incremental updates to help users save traffic and increase the speed of product upgrades. Download 9Apps from


About UCWeb

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 people 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 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. Additional information about UCWeb and UC Browser can be found at www.ucweb.comUCWeb Inc. is a business within Alibaba Group’s mobile business division.

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