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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 21/08/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The See Muscat application has been selected to be the national nominee of Oman and is one of 460 excellent applications from around the world to enter the second round of the 2014 World Summit Awards-mobile competition.

See Muscat is a personal concierge service for the city and surrounding areas of Muscat. See Muscat's website and smartphone applications offer a completely free online service to consumers which offers a comprehensive listing with information on all the very best that the city of Muscat has to offer. 'Our mission is to connect people with local businesses' says Will Blake vice president Business Development.

See Muscat's website and smartphone applications are extremely user friendly and allow for instant and easy access to an in-depth database of information covering every aspect of life in Muscat. See Muscat can be quickly integrated with the daily life of local residents expatriates as well as visitors exploring Oman on holiday or can be used by  individuals or families who are re-locating to the country for the first time. See Muscat application is free to download from Google Play/Apple iTunes store.


World Summit Awards

'WSA-mobile's goal is to find out what works in different markets and in different parts of the world and what really makes a difference for the people in remote villages and global mega-cities' explains Peter A Bruck chairman of the WSA-mobile. The World Summit Award-mobile is an UN-based initiative that selects and showcases the world's best mobile content to bridge the digital gap and put UN-WSIS targets into action.

An international jury of renowned IT experts and industry leaders will evaluate this year's nominated products. Jury members come from all continents and have backgrounds in the creative industries telecommunication advertising journalism and research as well as in teaching. The jury also includes representatives of international organisations in the ICT-for-development field.

 'It is not a product's commercial success that matters most for the jury' emphasises Bruck The jury will judge the value of the content as well as the product's design and its technical realisation. Furthermore each nominee's contribution to bridging the digital divide will play a central role for the jury.


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