Emirates opens registration at the World Summit contest eContent 2016




General Authority for regulating the telecommunications sector in the UAE , announced open registration at the World Summit eContent 2016 contest (WSA), organized by the International Center for New Media in Salzburg, a nonprofit organization based in Austria.

Authority government agencies, institutions and individuals invited to submit applications to participate in the contest on the website of the Commission before June 30th, through participation applications are encouraged to increase the output of knowledge and serve various vital public sectors in the countries, such as health, education, trade and tourism.

Will be presented applications to participate in the contest on the panel of judges specialized in the field of electronic services and systems, to evaluate and choose the best premium to compete in the competition by the body projects, as the body responsible for the coordination of the competition in the UAE, in order to reward outstanding institutions in the state, and display excellence in e – content to phone mobile and tablet devices and applications, and that contribute to the promotion of knowledge – based advanced environment.

HE Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director General of the General Authority for regulating the telecommunications sector: “The participation of the state in the competition , in which some 174 countries participate, make sure the desire to actively participate in international competitions, and the competition for leadership in various fields, including telecommunications and IT sector information . ” .

He stressed Mansouri Commission ‘s commitment to promoting the concept of creativity and innovation institutions and individuals have, put their ideas bold ways and process in digital areas, to contribute to the achievement of the technical, economic, social and developmental growth in the state, and build knowledge – based society, achieve the objective of the strategic body of strengthening method mail life in state UAE. ”

And directed the Authority a public call to the authors of e – content for mobile phone and tablets and its applications in the state, the government and private agencies and individuals, to share distinctive creations in the competition through its website, where he participates in the competition organizations and international agencies head to choose the best e – content, as well as innovative applications in the field of information and communication technology.

The competition is divided into eight categories reflect the most important social issues in the daily life of the world:

Government and citizen participation
Health and wellness
Learning and Teaching
The environment and environmentally friendly energy
Culture and Tourism
Smart homes and smart cities
Business and Trade
Integration and empowerment
A committee of leading experts in the evaluation of applications after the initial screening process, and select the best 15-18 content electronically from hundreds of international nominations. The eight winners will have the opportunity to offer a distinctive and display electronic content to their positions during the official ceremony , the competition, while the event also provides a platform for a group of leading experts and leaders of industry and government representatives to discuss the aspects of innovation in the field of digital content.


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