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Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, 2010/07/30 - Dot Com Infoway has bagged the mBillionth award for the South Asian region for one of its most popular apps, VTV Songs.
The company achieved Top 5 finalists award in mBillionth's M-Entertainment category among 176 contestants from India and other South Asian countries. DCI was honored with a certificate of recognition for contributing to the creation, development and marketing of the app.
'VTV Songs' is a special entertainment app from DCI Mobile Studios. Made in association with Sony Music Entertainment India, under the guidance of Galatta.com, 'VTV Songs' is the first-ever iPhone application for an Indian movie. In addition to that, 'VTV Songs' is the first-ever iPhone app released on the composition of Academy Award Winner A.R. Rahman. 'VTV Songs' is named after 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa', a South Indian movie starring actors Simbu and Trisha. While 'VTV Songs' comes for free, its close kin 'VTV Songs Download' is a paid app. It allows users to enjoy the soundtrack of the movie all time, with or without internet connection.
“As one of the top 25 mobile development firms in India, it is really great that our app has reached the Top 5 position. We have improved our app development infrastructure rapidly which has led to the development of many innovative apps. The app gained significant momentum right from start – we reached 1,000 of downloads and 'New and Noteworthy' within the first few days of its launch” said Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan, Chief Technology Officer, Dot Com Infoway.
Commenting on the award, Dot Com Infoway's CEO Mr. C. R. Venkatesh said, “This award indicates the wide reach and entertainment element of the app. It is more rewarding as it comes in the wake of our initiatives to strength our mobile division in India and abroad”. Mr. Girish Ramdas, President of Dot Com Infoway opined, “The award is a recognition to our contribution to the Indian entertainment industry. We look forward to create many more such apps and revolutionize the Indian glam town. This is just a beginning; we have a lot more to come!”
About mBillionth Award
mBillionth is an esteemed mobile event that is held in partnership with the Mint newspaper and VAS companies like IMImobile, OnMobile, One97 and umbrella organizations such as IAMAI (Internet & Mobile Association of India). The mBillionth Awards are an opportunity for mobile development companies to prove their skills and gain popularity in the mobile sector.
About DCI Mobile Studios
DCI Mobile Studios is the mobile application development division of Dot Com Infoway (dotcominfoway.com). It engages in development of mobile applications for the iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and other popular mobile platforms. It has created some of the best iPhone apps in the entertainment and sports category like Galatta Cinema, VTV Songs, IPL T20 (official app), ICCWT20 etc.