weComm Wins Symbian Star Developer Award
weComm, the leader in interactive mobile data solutions, announces that it has won a Star Developer Award from Symbian, developer and licensor of Symbian OS, the market-leading open operating system for mobile phones.
The Star Developer Awards recognise the most unique and innovative applications developed for mobile phones based on Symbian OS, as chosen by Symbian stakeholders Forum Nokia, Motorola, NAVTEQ and Symbian Academy.
weComm's award was voted by Motorola for Sky Anytime on Mobile which is pre-loaded on several Motorola handsets. The award was presented to Oliver Sturrock, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, weComm by David Wood, EVP Research, Symbian in a keynote presentation at the annual Symbian Smartphone Show conference on 22nd October 2008.
Sky Anytime on Mobile is an interactive TV application that extends Sky's digital TV experience to the mobile platform. As well as offering access to on-demand news, entertainment and sports, Sky Anytime on Mobile provides access to over 40 live mobile TV channels. In addition, customers can use their mobile phone to view and search Sky's full 7-day electronic programme guide (EPG), and set their Sky+ PVRs to record programmes with a single click directly from the mobile EPG.
Ian Meakin, VP Marketing & Alliances, weComm, said: "It is an honour for weComm to receive this award. Sky Anytime on Mobile is recognised as Europe's most impressive mobile TV application and plans to evolve it further will ensure that it continues to stay at the forefront of innovation . Because this award is presented by prestigious leaders in the mobile industry, it is one of the best validations of weComm's technology and capabilities that we can receive."
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