Zain KSA joins mobile applications competition



Published — Tuesday 25 December 2012

Last update 26 December 2012 3:26 pm

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Zain KSA says it will take part in the Mobile Applications Competation next Wednesday, set up by BADIR Program for Technology Incubators, a subsidiary of King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology. The computation aims to motivate smartphones applications developers, through a contest to design smartphone applications.
The company will provide high-speed Internet services for free around the competition area, and also providing a number of iPhones and (speed) devices equipped with voice and data communicating services, as part of the prizes offered for the winning teams, along with distributing many gifts to all contest participants and attendance.
Members of the company’s social program team (Shabab Tamoh) will participate in organizing the event.
The company stressed that its participation in supporting the competition, comes as part of its ongoing pursuit to reach its social responsibilities, and to contribute in establishing an appropriate environment for youths in the Kingdom to practice their hobbies, and stimulate values of fair competition and innovation among them, and to give them the opportunity to work on developing smart devices applications.
Meanwhile, Zain KSA contributed in the Google Developers Group event, the first women technical event in the Eastern Region, which was held in Dhahran, with the aim of gathering young talents and all those who are interested in the technical field and application development, where the event saw incentive awards and gifts provided by the company.
Zain KSA was keen since launching its commercial activities in the Saudi market, to initiative in various social events that supports the youth, in order to help them spend their time in competitive programs, which will contribute in honing their innovation skills, and benefit them and the society in general.

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