The maker behind UC Browser UCWeb and the e-commerce major Flipkart has joined hands to launch a mobile-site of Flipkart on UC Browser, offering the users an enhanced shopping experience, even under low network availability.
Announcing the partnership, Robert Bu, GM, UCWeb India said, “The m-commerce market is thriving with local e-tailors offering big-ticket discounts and mega offers. UC Browser, as the most popular browser in the country and Flipkart, the leading e-commerce company in India, would give users the best and most enjoyable shopping experience, along with the best offerings you can find on the internet.”
In a media release, UCWEB reported a 75% jump in its traffic for e-commerce in the month leading up to Diwali 2015. UC Browser, as a mobile gateway to internet for many mobile only users, is capable to deliver significant traffic to e-commerce sites, stated the company.
“With over 50% of India’s internet traffic coming from hand-held devices, e-commerce players are witnessing huge traffic through the mobile. With higher spending power, better payment options and increased smartphone penetration, this number will only see a steady rise. We will continue to explore deeper cooperation opportunities with Flipkart in the future,” Bu added.