ibibo mobile browser hits 6 million downloads

New Delhi:ibibo iBrowser on the mobile has clocked 6 million downloads since its formal launch in December 2011 with 50% of these as monthly active users. Facebook and Zedge are the top two mobile sites followed by Getjar, Google & ibibo.

The mobile browser has been brought in India jointly by Ibibo Group and China’s leading internet company, Tencent. Tencent in China runs the mobile browser, named as QQ Browser which has 330 million users.

ibibo iBrowser is currently available for Android, Symbian and Java based phones, which together cover 90% of all mobile handsets in India. The Browser comes preloaded on multiple mobile handsets like Huawei, LG, Spice, & Lemon. Users can also download iBrowser from Mobango, Android Marketplace, Getjar, Samsung Appstores, Nokia Ovi & Airtel Appstore.

According to Mobango, one of the leading independent app stores in the world, ibibo iBrowser is the most downloaded app on its platform in the last 30 days. Badri Sanjeevi, CEO at Mobango, said, “iBrowser is an exciting product as it makes browsing internet on a mobile phone really quick and easy. Given that data services in India are still on 2G networks for most of the users and smart phone penetration is less than 3% in India, iBrowser is a product designed for Indian mobile consumers. We are certain that iBrowser will reach 1m downloads on Mobango in record time.”

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