Staff Report ISD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is going to conduct event today titled “Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2015,” The aim of the event is to encourage budding innovators and entrepreneurs to develop new mobile applications.
PTA has invited individuals from all across the Pakistan to submit the innovative mobile applications categories in six groups, to promote the use of high-speed mobile Internet for the sake of convenience of society at large.
The event is organized with joint efforts of PTA, Internet Society (ISOC) Asia-Pacific Bureau, cellular mobile operators, and handset manufactures. 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 and community and business categories.
As per sources, more than 100 entries have been received; cash prizes will be given to the top 3 contestants. Pakistan Mobile App Awards competition. 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. 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.