LONDON--()--Mobango, the first social mobile application store, releases its Top 5 downloaded application list for January which further show that mobile applications are a global mass market phenomena.
Mobango recently announced that in the past 12 months it saw a 500% increase in mobile applications downloads from the same period a year earlier. In December Mobango downloads topped a staggering 23 million.
Mobango's traction in the market shows that the mobile industry isn’t just about smartphones and the United States. Apps are a mass market phenomena across handsets and regions. Mobango users from all over the world seek the best apps regardless of what platform they are on and what handset they are using.
Fabio Pezzotti, CEO of Mobango commented: "Our users are from all around the world from rural India to the bustling City of New York. They enjoy nothing more than to search and discover new apps and ways in which to enhance their mobile phone experience. With such an active and engaged community there is massive opportunity for innovative apps to gather mass consumer interest globally. Our platform provides one of the easiest ways for developers to push their apps to the market and for our users to discover, share and download the best quality applications, utilities, communication tools, entertainment and games in the world."
This global accessibility to consumers is the key to success for application developers of all kinds. Mobango's success is due to the work of application developers of all sizes, across the world who help to create appealing apps. In January the most downloaded applications at Mobango were:
|·||Moblica with Snaptu|
|·||Herocraft with Kamikaze 2|
|·||Nokia with OVI suite|
|·||Dada with Upoc|
|·||Blue Lions Mobile with Tic Tac Toe|
Snaptu is a fast stylish suite of social networking and lifestyle services including Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, news from all major providers. Accuweather, Sports (cricket, soccer...), Movies, Sudoku and much more. Its UK-based developer Moblica has been using Mobango as a distribution channel for only a few months and already gained an impressive reaction.
Kamikaze 2 is an addictive role-playing game set in Japan in which users go through various adventures as Samurais, Monks or Ninjas. Russian high quality mobile games developer Herocraft frequently uses Mobango to release its titles.
Since its market launch Nokia's Ovi application store has been among the most popular downloads at Mobango.
Upoc was one of the first mobile communities and remains a popular choice for messaging on feature phones.
Only in November did German developer Blue Lion Mobile upload its TicTacToe Game to Mobango yet it has quickly become a favourite with the consumers.
Mobango is the first "Social Mobile Application Centre": its purpose is to provide mobile consumers with an online and mobile service platform that allows them to create, store, share, download and play every type of mobile content, and for Brands, Publishers, Developers to generate massive distribution of their mobile Applications. Mobango is a limited company incorporated in the UK and operates out of its London, and Milan offices, it is backed by its founders and managers, and received $ 8 MM venture capital financing from Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures and Innogest Capital. For further information visit www.mobango.com both from PC and mobile devices.