UCWeb ropes in Yuvraj Singh for promoting UC Browser in India

UCWeb ropes in Yuvraj Singh for promoting UC Browser in India

UCWeb, the software company behind popular mobile web browser UC Browser, on Thursday announced that it has appointed cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its Product Specialist and Brand Ambassador. The company has additionally released a special UC Browser version in India called “UC Browser Yuvi Version” to please Yuvraj fans.

“Yuvraj has been a regular user of UC Browser and its related apps. Early this week, the cricketer took to a popular micro-blogging site to give suggestions to UCWeb on ways to improve its cricketing app, UC Cricket. It was followed by a quick revert from the company and a meeting with Yuvraj which culminated to him coming on board as a Product Specialist,” the company said in a press statement.

On announcing the appointment, Kenny Ye, Managing Director of UCWeb India, said:

“Yuvraj Singh is an exceptional sportsperson and we are inspired by his dedication and passion for his sport. He has led India to innumerable victories, combining top-notch performances with power and speed. These are precisely the qualities embedded in our browser. We are confident that his expertise will add immense value to our product.”

UC Browser will host Yuvraj-themed wallpapers on its homepage and will additionally be available in a special version.

UC Browser Yuvi Version

UC Browser Yuvi Version

Commenting on the announcement, 33-year-old Yuvraj Singh said:

“I am happy to be associated with a young and popular brand like UC Browser. It’s fresh, it’s fast and it has everything I look for while browsing on my mobile. I have been a regular user of cricketing apps – I am happy to provide my input as a user and make the product even more consumer friendly.”

The special UC Browser Yuvi Version provides an array of expressive stickers of the cricketer as well as allows users to share photos with a Yuvi doodle on various social networks. The app will be available for free download through UCWeb’s official site and 9apps.com starting May 18.

Alibaba Group-owned UCWeb claimed that its UC Browser is the world’s most popular third-party mobile browser by page-view market share and India as well as other emerging markets are its leading growth drivers.

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