Profile: Sky-mobi Ltd (MOBI.O)
30 Aug 2016
Sky-mobi Limited, incorporated on April 20, 2007, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the operation of a mobile application platform embedded on mobile phones to provide mobile application store and services in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Company's product, Maopao Application Store, allows users to browse and download a range of entertainment-oriented mobile applications and content, including mobile games, music and books. The Company offers a portfolio of Maopao platform products that provide functionality and engaging user experience to Android smartphone and feature phone users, including Maopao Game Center, Maopao Community, Maopao Browser, Maopao Desktop and Zimon.
The Company offers single-player games, such as card games, simple strategic games and action games. Its single-player games include Beach Buggy Car, Major Mayhem and Starlit Adventures. The users can access a range of other applications through Maopao platform. Its other single-user mobile applications include video players, music players, screen lockers, instant maps, real-time stock quotes and analysis, weather, network clock and electronic dictionary. The Company offers an expanding selection of multi-player games on its Maopao platform, such as multi-player role-playing games and multi-player version of popular card games and strategy games. Its multi-player games include Dungeon Quest, Fantasy of Three Kingdoms and the Armed Heroes Online. It also offers a selection of social network tools on Maopao platform, including the mobile versions of various Internet applications in China, such as QQ instant messenger and Weibo, as well as its own Maopao Community social network application.
Maopao Application Store
The Company's Maopao Application Store enables content providers to gain access to a number of users and potential users without customizing their content for different handset models. It allows users to browse and download mobile applications from Maopao Application Store and purchase in-application virtual items, features and other content from their handsets. It allows handset companies to pre-install Maopao Application Store onto smartphones and feature phones to enhance mobile phone features and user experience. It expands the portfolios of mobile applications and content available to mobile phone users. It allows the Company and other industry participants to collect payments from users through payment service providers, including mobile network operators, mobile service providers and independent payment processing agents.
Other Maopao Platform Products
The Company's game store, Maopao Game Center, features a selection of mobile games sourced from third-party game publishers or developed in-house. The Company categorizes these games by topic, popularity, date of release and various other groupings for its users to browse, search and download. On the Company's Maopao Community, members create virtual profiles, befriend others with similar ideas, interests or activities to share and view the profiles or track the status of their friends through blogs, pictures, instant messages and other social networking functions. The Company's Maopao Community also features a selection of multi-player games, enabling its Maopao Community members interact with each other in the wireless game world. The Company's Maopao Browser offers mobile users the ability to locate amount of information available online. The Company's Maopao Desktop manages applications and functions on smartphones. The Company's Zimon provides content providers and small- and medium-sized game developers with one-step, integrated payment functions, marketing solutions and data analytics tools.
The Company competes with 91 Wireless, Tencent, Qihoo 360, Wandoujia, Huawei, Xiaomi and OPPO.
10/F, Building B
United Mansion, No. 2 Zijinghua
HANGZHOU ZHJ 310013
Company Web Links
- BRIEF-Sky-mobi enters into definitive agreement for going private transaction
- BRIEF-Sky-Mobi special committee retains financial advisor
- BRIEF-Sky-mobi to review preliminary non-binding "going private" proposal
- BRIEF-Sky-Mobi reports Q1 earnings per share RMB 0.01
- BRIEF-Sky-mobi agreed to repurchase aggregate of 1.3 mln ADSs at price of $2.00 per ADS