Sunday, July 24, 2011

Bhasha wins mBillionth South Asian Award 2011!

We are so glad to announce that we won mBillionth South Asian Award 2011 in the m-Inclusion category for our innovative product, SETT Browser for Android.

mBillionth Award is an annual event to recognize innovations in Telecom, Mobile Content & applications for masses across South Asia. It is organized by the reputed Digital Empowerment Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation working closely with Ministry of Communication & IT, Government of India towards bridging the digital divide in the country through effective & innovative use of mobile phones.

The ceremony was graced by numerous mobile communication organizations in South Asia vying for the prestigious mBillionth Award in 9 different categories & from 8 different countries. The inaugural mBillionth Award Congress, Innovation Haat & Gala was held on the 23rd of July, 2011 at the Hotel Intercontinental Eros, New Delhi, India.

Dhanika Perera, Founder of Bhasha receiving mBillionth 2011 Award.

Speaking upon receiving such a reputed international award, Dhanika Perera, Founder of Bhasha said, “Even though I'm a Sinhalese, I developed this SETT Browser not only for Sinhalese, but also for Tamils. I hope this will be a reflection of Sri Lankan peace & the future of Sri Lanka." His words were remarkable on the mBillionth Awards Gala stage among the international gathering.

As a very young company working towards empowering the masses, this International Award is a huge achievement for us to strengthen our roadmap & to go with the spirit. But we are quite sure that this is just the beginning & there are lot more to come!

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