Published on March 22nd, 2011 | by Arsalan Mir5
More Cricket on Ovi, Nokia Karachi Bloggers Meet
As the World Cup thrill enters the quarter finals, Cricket is top on every mind. Adding on to cricket passion of Pakistani cricket fans, Nokia in a small blogger’s meet-up in Karachi introduced a number of cricket-specific content available on its Ovi Store including apps and games.
The new apps on Ovi store include:
- Cricket Free Hit (game)
- Cricket Wire
- Cricket Companion
- Cricket T20 Fever Lite
- Cricket World
One of the most famous cricket apps on Nokia – Cricket Companion of which he had written earlier, has been revamped to offer the best of this cricket world cup season. Cricket Companion which was made by a Pakistani developer is currently the most downloaded app on Ovi Store which offers live match stats and summary. Cricket Companion has been downloaded around 60,000 times with downloads made from several other countries outside of Pakistan.
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 favourite 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.
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.
Haseeb Ihtisham, Head of Marketing,
Pakistan and Afghanistan