Nokia Cricket Companion Bloggers Meetup was held today in Karachi at Kamameshi – The Sports Bar where a wide variety of cricket apps exclusively for Ovi Store was announced as it will revitalize the energetic spirit of cricket among all Pakistani cricket fans. Nokia today released many different cricket related contents including apps and games which can be downloaded from the Ovi App Store. The new apps include Cricket Free Hit game, Cricket Wire, Cricket Comapnion, CricThrill, Cricket T20 Fever Lite and Cricket World.
Among all the apps and games, Cricket Companion stood first among all as it categorized as the most downloaded app from Ovi Store and it was proudly developed by a Pakistani developer which provides live broadcast of match statistics and summary to user phone. Cricket Companion alone received 60,000 downloads from Pakistan and across the globe.
Talking about the changing consumer needs and application usage, Haseeb Ihtisham, Head of Marketing at Nokia said:
“Pakistani youth today has ever-changing needs and are embracing a fresh lifestyle. They are smart, social, and expect so much more from life. A lot of youngsters are increasingly turning to mobile applications on Ovi Store to make their mobile experience truly personalized. A wide variety of content on Ovi Store and new easy-to-use features make it a breeze for Nokia users to download and share their favorite apps on the go. We decided to offer the best cricket app on Ovi Store this season so that everyone could enjoy this cricket world cup in its true spirit.”
He further added to his speech:
“We have received some very good download numbers on Ovi Store in Pakistan. It’s great to see that Ovi Store is fast becoming popular in Pakistan especially among the youth. Keeping in mind the love of Pakistani people for cricket game, we have introduced a bundle of cricket specific apps so that everyone can stay connected to the most memorable cricket moments of this World Cup and make the most of the ongoing cricket season.”
Cricket Companion App
Well after hearing this great presentation it seems that Nokia is really trying hard to promote the apps among Nokia Ovi enabled users as most of the apps are free to use and some apps starts from Rs.30 and goes upto Rs.250 or above, depends upon the app. The people at Nokia are in contact with major newspapers in Pakistan to develop newspaper apps so that users can enjoy latest news and happenings direct on their phone.
For further information on Ovi Store cricket apps is available on apps.store.ovi.com/cricket. And do check out some exclusive pictures of the event.