Kenyan Built Nokia App – AroundMe – Is A Business Locator. India Tops Downloads

Kenyan Built Nokia App – AroundMe – Is A Business Locator. India Tops Downloads

AroundMe allows you to easily and quickly find important businesses and services in your surrounding or any other location with your Nokia phone.
For example, you can find restaurants, banks, gas stations, and other local services with ease. View maps, directions, routes, street view, read reviews or call the business if contacts are available.

 

From a posting on Mobile Monday Kenya, this is what the trend looks like:

 

AroundMe allows you to easily and quickly find important businesses and services in your surrounding or any other location with your Nokia phone. For example, you can find restaurants, banks, gas stations, and other local services with ease. Users are able to view maps, directions, routes, street view, read reviews or call the business if contacts are available. Very cool.  James revealed to me on a phone chat that the interest on the app around the world is just phenomenon.  In the last three weeks the app has been downloaded more than 17,000 times.

 

He listed to me the top ten countries leading in downloading the app as follows

 

#1 India

#2 Italy

#3 Germany

#4 Thailand

#5 Turkey

#6 United Kingdom

#7 Brazil

#8 Spain

#9 Russian Federation

#10 Australia

 

Yeah, the app was done with Kenya in mind but as you can see, Kenya is not even in the picture.

 

Currently it runs on Symbian^3 and S60 devices. More devices are in the road map including s40 which will give more people access to the app.  Good stuff

 

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