NewsHunt, the leading mobile news application from VerSe Innovation has won the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Award 2013 for ‘Best Mobile Publishing Product or Service'.
Other renowned nominees in this category were The Washington Post for WP Politics app for iPad, Celtra for AdCreator, motain GmbH & Co, KG for THE Football App and Orange France for Read and Go.
"We are immensely pleased on receiving the GSMA Global Mobile Award 2013 for the Best Mobile Publishing Product. Being much widely consumed Mobile-first product with over 20 million downloads till date, NewsHunt has monthly active user base of 6.5 million users who consume more than half a billion page views each month. NewsHunt is a uniquely Indian product catering to regional needs, and this recognition demonstrates NewHunt's accomplishment and is the declaration of wide acceptance and user base of our application. Ver Se is extremely enthused and committed to further revolutionize the service and gratify our customers," commented Virendra Gupta, chief executive Officer, Ver Se Innovation.
In addition to this recognition, NewsHunt was recently recognized by Neisen's India Consumer Rankings as one of the top ten Smartphone Apps - and the only one under News Category.
"Through these awards, we are proud to shine the light on the mobile industry's many innovators and leaders, from all corners of the world," said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA.
This year's new categories reflected the industry's reach into many new sectors and we received more than 600 high-quality entries from across the mobile ecosystem. We would like to congratulate all Global Mobile Awards winners and thank the many hundreds of companies and organisations that support these awards by entering each year added Hoffman.