Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has organized a competition “Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2015” in partnership with Internet Society (ISOC) Asia-Pacific Bureau, cellular mobile operators and handset manufactures. The competition was aimed at encouraging young innovators and entrepreneurs to develop new mobile applications.
In this regard, a ceremony for the announcement of winners of "Pakistan Mobile App Award 2015" shall be held on 27th April, 2015 at a local hotel in Islamabad. Representatives from the government, industry, academia and media will attend the event.
All submissions to the competition were subject to pre-defined criteria including uniqueness, value to public, functionalities, sustainability and quality of the mobile application under agriculture, entertainment, kids, security, community and business categories. With over 100 entries received, Pakistan Mobile App Awards competition proven to be well acknowledged, reflecting a lively evolution of innovation in Pakistan duly supported after introduction of 3G / 4G services in the country.
It may be added that, the broadband internet users in Pakistan are above 16 million that includes more than 12 million 3G/4G subscribers indicating huge market potential for new services and applications.
Khurram A. Mehran