Total net revenues of mobile social app Momo were $246.1 million in Q4 2016, an increase of 524% from $39.5 million in Q4 2015.
Its live video service, launched in Q3 2015, generated revenues of $194.8 million in Q4 2016 due to the increase in paying users of live video service. Paying users of Momo live video service for Q4 2016 reached 3.5 million.
Value-added service revenues, mainly including membership subscription revenues and virtual gift
revenues, were $19.1 million in Q4 2016, an increase of 31% from $14.6 million during the same period of 2015. Momo members grew to 3.5 million in 2016 from 2.9 million in 2015.
Mobile marketing and mobile games revenues were $19.7 million and $11.3 million in Q4 2016 respectively, an increase of 29% and 45%.
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Net revenues of Momo for the full year of 2016 were $553.1 million, an increase of 313% from $134.0 million in the same period of 2015, primarily driven by live video service, mobile marketing business, and value-added service.
Income from operations was $88.4 million in Q4 2016, compared to $3.5 million during the same period last year. Net income attributable to Momo Inc. was $83.8 million in Q4 2016, compared to $6.1 million during the same period last year.
Net income attributable to Momo Inc. was $145.3 million for the full year of 2016, compared with $13.7 million in 2015.
Momo’s monthly active users (“MAU”) reached 81.1 million in December 2016, compared to 69.8 million in December 2015.
Also read: Introduction to Momo App