Profile: Sky-mobi Ltd (MOBI.O)
2 Sep 2015
Sky-mobi Limited, incorporated on April 20, 2007, is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is principally 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 core 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 has developed a portfolio of Maopao platform products, including Maopao Game Center, Maopao Browser and Maopao Community that provide functionality and engaging user experience to Android smartphone and feature phone users. In addition to offering games through its platform, the Company also publishes a range of licensed and self-developed games by partnering with application stores and mobile browsers in China.
The mobile applications and content available through Maopao platform include single-user applications and content, including single-player games, multimedia applications and other single-user content, and multi-user applications, including multi-player games and social network applications. The Company's single-player games include Raging Sharks, a leisure game, and Infinity Wars, a tower defense card game. The Company's 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's multi-player games include Fantasy of Three Kingdoms, Armed Heroes Online and the Xian Jian Wen Qing. The Company also offers a range of social network tools on Maopao platform, including the mobile versions of Internet applications in China, such as QQ instant messenger and Weibo.
Maopao Application Store
The Company's Maopao Application Store 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 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-app virtual items, features and other content from their handsets. 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 who share similar ideas, interests or activities 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. It also features as-your-type suggestions, complemented with direct links to Websites where relevant, and an automatically generated directory of Websites and applications grouped by various categories for users to browse and access.
The Company competes with 91 Wireless, Tencent, Qihoo 360 and Wandoujia.
10/F, Building B
United Mansion, No. 2 Zijinghua
HANGZHOU ZHJ 310013