MTN To Reward Apps Developers


The leading mobile Telecommunications Company in Ghana, MTN has launched a new initiative to reward innovative people who can develop and create applications to enhance the Company?s customer satisfaction.
The Chief Marketing Officer of the Company, Mr. Rahul De who disclosed this during the launch of the initiative said that mobile application development is creating employment and generating income for over two million people all over the world.

According to him, about 92 percent of Application[Apps] Developers could be found in Asia, Europe and North America.

He said as the leading Telecommunications Service Provider, the intention of MTN to introduce the Apps Challenge in Ghana is not only to broaden the scope of the Company, but also to help provide some employable opportunity among Ghanaians and also to help generate some revenue into the country?s economy.

He therefore assured that MTN will continue to invest in the relevant telecommunication technologies to enhance its mobile telephony experience in the country as well.

Already, the Company has awarded a software Engineer, Master Setriakor K. Nyomi for his innovative idea in the development of the Apps.

He mentioned some of the intended Apps to be developed as Education, Lifestyle, Games and Entertainment and said entries are opened to all interested developers until November 28. 2014.

He noted that applications that will be received would be selected based on their uniqueness, relevance and user-friendliness to the Ghanaian market.

He stated that this years’ challenge will be under the theme: “Promoting Innovative Apps Development.”

By: Isaac Kofi Dzokpo

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