UCWeb, Inc. is a provider of mobile internet software technology and services. It offers products such as UC Browser, UC Paradise, UC Desktop, UC Video, UC Thunder, and UC SafeBox on its platform.
UC Browser, the flagship product of UCWeb, is available on more than 3,000 different models of cell phones from over 200 cell phone manufacturers. UC Browser is compatible with all mainstream operating systems such as Symbian, Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, Win CE, Java, MTK, and Blackberry.
In June 2011, UCWeb released U3 Engine, the company’s proprietary technology. Today, UCWeb continues to develop its technology, with more than 1,700 employees involved in product research and development. UCWeb has more than 200 patents, both pending and received, in the field of mobile browsing.
UCWeb has built a network of independent servers in Asia, North America, and Europe, serving over 400 million 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.
UCWeb was founded in 2004 and obtained RMB 4 million from angel investor Lei Jun. In September 2011, UCWeb set up its office in India, and in 2012, its U.S. office was opened.