txtWeb wins two coveted awards for innovation
Wins the Zinnov Awards& Recognition 2012 and the mBillionth South Asia Award 2012
txtWeb helps mobile user to create, discover and consume services across mobile handsets, operating systems or carrier networks. It’s an open platform thatenables thousands of developers to put their content and services on txtWeb and make it accessible to billions.
"We are delighted to have won thesecoveted awardsin the innovation category. These recognitions reiterate the fact that txtWeb is one of the mostdynamic platforms to make content and services available to billions”,said,Manish Maheshwari, Global Business Head, txtWeb. “With txtWeb, we’re looking atbridging the digital divide by empowering billions of mobile users globally access information and services through text-based micro apps on any mobile phone even without data plan or internet connectivity”
The Zinnov Awards and Recognition Program, 2012 is the third edition of this initiative that recognizes and felicitates companies that have excelled as well as contributed to the MNC R&D fraternity in India. This awards programme is part of Zinnov’s Annual Conference Globalization Summit 2012 themed ‘Leveraging the Ecosystem for Industry Transforming Innovations’
mBillionth Award is South Asia’s leading mobile & telecom award that encourage and recognizes innovations on the mobile phone platform across South Asia.South Asia is one of the world's fastest growing mobile marketswith close to 2 billion mobile users i.e. roughly 40% of world's mobile user base.
txtWeb is a platform where anyone with a mobile phone can have access to information just by SMSing keywords to 92433 42000. The platform democratizes access to information, making it free and easy with the most basic mobile phone with no GPRS or data plan. txtWeb is one of the fastest platforms to make content and services available to billions. Deploying existing content via a txtWeb site takes only 5 minutes. Creating and deploying an SMS-based app on txtWeb usually takes about 5 hours. Over 5000 applications have been built on txtWeb. These applications are created by our open community of publishers and developers (which can be anyone), and can include Wikipedia content, local market prices, government programs, financial literacy tips etc. A user can think of txtWeb as an SMS-based browser, but much more accessible than web-browsers. For more details please visit: www.txtWeb.com
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