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Dawn Media Group engaged TenPearls to develop multi-platform Mobile Apps for its news website Dawn.com.
TenPearls, a global application development company, announced the successful delivery of mobile apps for Dawn.com on multiple platforms, including Apple iOS (iPad and iPhone), Android and Symbian (Nokia).
DAWN.COM is the #1 English News website from Pakistan averaging over 16 million page views a month, and 3.1 million unique visitors from around the world.
“We are very excited with the launch of multi-platform apps for Dawn.com as it allows us to reach our audience through the next generation of communication tools” said Musadiq Sanwal, Chief Editor of Dawn.com. “When we chose TenPearls, we were looking for a company that had strong development capability across all major mobile platforms and devices. We are very impressed with TenPearls' flexibility, and quality of development services, and look forward to working with them on other important initiatives in the future.”
“As a mobile application development company, we are very excited to have been chosen for this development effort,” said Zeeshan Aftab, co-founder and COO of TenPearls. “We continue to win opportunities globally in the mobile development space and continue to invest in new technologies to ensure that we are providing innovative mobile solutions to our customers”.
Some of the features of the App include:
-Breaking news alerts and instant event updates in real-time
-Multimedia gallery to visualize news stories
-Text-to-speech audio option to listen to the news on the go
-Social media integration to allow sharing with friends on Facebook, Twitter and via email
-Citizen Journalist module for readers to contribute news stories on a self-service basis
-User interaction and personalization: favorites, comments, bookmarks, category selections
-Integration with the Dawn,com Blog
-Monetization through advertising network integration
Dawn.com is a part of the Dawn Media Group and is one of the leading news and current affairs website covering news on Pakistan and the neighboring region. Originally established as the DAWN Group of Newspapers in 1947, The Dawn Media Group reflects the group’s transformation from a publisher of newspapers and magazines into a powerful multimedia group straddling print (with DAWN, Herald, Spider and Aurora), television (Dawn News), radio (CityFM89) and a website (Dawn.com). Dawn.com is the ultimate destination for readers searching for the most credible and authentic information from Pakistan, South Asia and around the world. The website carries the complete edition of the daily Dawn, along with hosting interactive blogs, features, multimedia and videos updated around the clock with the latest and breaking news in real time with exclusive in-depth coverage of big stories.
TenPearls is an award-winning, global application development outsourcing company helping businesses build products. We have successfully delivered solutions spanning mobile, enterprise, web, and games. Our technical strength combined with our experience in usability, agile requirements gathering, iterative development process and commitment to innovation allows us to successfully partner with our customers. Our diverse clientele includes start-ups, small & medium sized companies and large corporations.
Pakistan Herald Publications Limited (PHPL)
Shabbir Hussain: +92 -111-444-777
Sid Hansen: +1-703-234-5330
Zeeshan Aftab: +92-21-3432-8447