Ghana: Buzztrick dominates MTN app challenge
MTN Ghana has revealed the overall winner of its latest Apps Challenge. According to the company, an application developed by myApp Inc, dubbed “Buzztrick”, dominated the challenge. According to myApp Inc, Buzztrick is a social content aggregation and lifestyle app, which has been designed to enrich the life of the smartphone user with an alternative approach to how they access everyday information.
The app developer stated that the app’s main function is to keep you up-to-date with all the day’s happenings, from the latest news and the hottest events, to the most exciting places around you. Buzztrick’s advanced hashtag-based aggregation system enables users keep up with specific content that might be of relevance to them via the “Channel” feature.
MyApp Inc was established by a team of fresh graduates from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), whose objective is to research new technology trends and adopt them to improve their work.
According to MTN, the winning team received a cash amount of GHS 20,000, a plaque, a certificate and an all-expense paid trip to a telecoms conference.
Source: ITNews Africa 6 February 2015