Alibaba-owned UCWeb said that it is available again with a new version of UC Browser on the Google Play Store. This mobile browser was removed from the Google Play Store for violating Google’s policies. The browser is very popular in India which has around 500 million users. UC Browser provides features like in-built ad-blocking, webpage compression on poor data connections and more, which are liked by the users.
The app was removed from Google Play Store last week, and UCWeb claims it was due to certain Google’s policy. The latest update of UC browser uploaded to Google Play Store was well rectified. The company said that the new version is available for users with an updated setting which line with Google Play’s policy.
Young Li, Head-International Business Department at Alibaba Mobile Business Group said, “During the brief absence of UC Browser on Play Store, we continued to meticulously check our technical settings while also witnessing an uninterrupted passion of our users for the product, who looked upon the alternative version, UC Browser Mini, and made it to the top of Free Apps category on the Play Store.”
Stats About UC Browser
The company claimed that it has user base share of 45 percent and also it becomes the most used mobile browser in India in terms of Internet usage. In October, the Browser has crossed 500 million downloads on Google Play Store.
The company said the allegations of misleading and malicious promotions by the said person are completely false and baseless. Also, they have no records of anyone named ‘Mike Ross’ which was claiming to work for UC Browser, as mentioned in some reports. They said this person is not associated with the firm nor represents the views of the company.
Addition to this, Alibaba announced a Rs 2 billion investment to build UCWeb in India and Indonesia over the next two years. Now browse with your favorite app by downloading UC Browser from Google Play Store. Also, Feel free to comment down below.