Truecaller Reaches 100 Million Daily Active Users
New Delhi, 19th April 2018: Truecaller today announced that it has reached over 100 million active users who use the app on a daily basis. In less than a year, the app has leapfrogged from 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) to 100 million daily active users (DAUs), and is growing faster than ever.
In a company blog post Alan Mamedi, CEO &co-founder shared a letter to express his delight on the milestone:
It was so big, in fact, that Truecaller is pleased and excited toannounce that we now have more than 100 million daily active users using ourapp for their daily communication. There are only a handful of mobile-onlyservices that impact as many users each and every day, and we are humbled to beable to join this exclusive group.
Theworld has come a long way
From people mostly using Nokia and BlackBerry phones years ago, to awide array of Androids and Apples, technology is constantly evolving around usand the world of communication has come a long way. The cost of both mobilephones and data continues to plunge, which allows more and more people to comeonline with just their phone.
In emerging markets, we’re seeing the importance of smartphones inpeoples’ daily lives. It’s their primary gateway to the internet, theirconnection with family and friends, people abroad, and increasingly their mainbanking and finance tool. Smartphones and Truecaller have become indispensablein the lives of our 100 million daily users.
Makingyour communication safe and efficient
With technology evolving, Truecaller has also come a massively long waysince the day we founded the company. From simple beginnings as a Caller ID andspam blocking app, to a full-fledged communications platform with calling, SMS,Flash Messages and payment services.
We could never have predicted that Truecaller would become a resourcefor women’s safety in many countries; or that it would beused for e-commerce and courier services around the globe to facilitate thedifficult last mile of delivery, or allow more people to experience a data-only product inoffline mode. Truecaller ismore than just an app on your phone, it has aided in bridging the digitaldivide between the urban and growing semi-urban/rural markets in India, and haseven enabled more Africanbusinesses to acceptonline payment.
We’re continuously working to make your communication more safe andefficient and the fact that so many of you have joined us validates ourmission. We’re excited to see what the next decade and 100+ million users bringus.
So, to all millions of users who helped us get here – thank you!
Alan & Nami with the Truecaller team