ABOUT TELENOR NEWS NEWS AND PRESS RELEASES TELENOR AWARDED 5000 EUROS FOR THE BEST APPLICATION AT THE COMPETITION “FIREFOX CHALLENGE”
Telenor awarded 5000 euros for the best application at the competition “Firefox challenge”
Late this year Telenor customers in Serbia will be the first to use devices based on Mozilla Firefox mobile operating system
October 11, 2013 – Telenor has awarded the prize in the value of 5,000 Euros to developer Goran Davidović for “Beoprevoz”, the best application for Firefox operating system at the competition “Firefox Challenge”, in the opinion of expert jury.
The total prize fund was 12,000 Euros, and for first 70 registered competition participants Telenor provided test mobile phones with Firefox operating system.
Apart from the main prize, authors of another four applications have been awarded – Vidor Gencel won the prize in the value of 3,000 Euros for application “TrippyTap”, Marko Perutović 2,000 Euros for application “Monterminal”, and Jovan Brakus a 1,000 Euros prize was awarded for application “Srickie”. Special award in the value of 1,000 Euros was presented to Robert Žuljević for application “Meet Serbia”, which best promotes the use of mobile networks and Internet services.
As a result of continued cooperation of these companies, at the end of this year Telenor customers will first get a chance to use devices based on Mozilla Firefox operating system.
“I am very pleased that we will soon be able to offer phones with Firefox operating system with a lot of excellent local applications, because the turnout at the competition has exceeded all our expectations. We have received over 50 applications, which confirms great interest of the developers, as well as that this is a platform for which applications can be easily developed, which is a major precondition for its success”, said Nemanja Žilović, Consumer Marketing Director in Telenor.
“It’s my pleasure to say that according to the number of created applications, the competition ‘Firefox Challenge’ in Serbia and Montenegro was one of the most successful we have organised all over the world. This is a proof of great local potential for the development of Firefox operating system. It is great to see excitement and creativity from so many local developers around the creation of applications for Firefox OS”, says Brian King, representative of Mozilla.
Applications were evaluated based on their innovative character, design, functionalities, level of integration with Firefox platform and its value in use for end-users.