UC provides mobile phone browser services in China and its mobile phone browser is one of the most popular mobile phone browsers. And recently it announced its plan to cooperate with Alipay to provide browser that can support payment on the phone. Alipay is a member of Alibaba Group in China. It is China’s leading payment service provider, just like paypal.com in America.
They will provide safe mobile payment solution together. And this solution is based on the mobile phone browser and safe payment structure. Users can shop online via their phones and they will pay for the goods without complex operations. And they can finish the payment by UC web browser easily.
At present the UC has published mobile phone browsers based on Android and Symbian platform. And they will support iPhone, WP7 and Blackberry platforms in the future.
They also published the details about the user experience and the safety of this solution. Also this solution can be used in many business models such as music, reading, travel, shopping and virtual goods. The mobile internet grows fast with the popular of smart phones and panel computers. So we can believe this cooperation will achieve a great success in the future.