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UAE TRA invites digital content entries for WSA

DUBAI, June 25, 2015

UAE’s General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) has invited digital content creators in the country to submit their entries for the World Summit Award e-Content 2015 (WSA 2015).

The event will give participants the opportunity to learn about the world’s best e-content and interact with internationally renowned speakers and experts, said a statement.

The UAE TRA has officially called all UAE individuals, public and private entities to submit for entries on the TRA official website by July 2.

The application process is now open, with TRA being the national expert spearheading the nomination process for the UAE.

The contest is composed of eight core categories that reflect the most crucial social issues of every-day life around the globe.

The projects can be submitted in any one of the following - Government and Open Data; Health and Environment; Learning and Science; Entertainment and Games; Culture and Tourism; Media and News; Business and Commerce; and Inclusion and Participation.

The evaluation will be based upon the concept of excellence in content and creativity and include innovation in terms of applications.

Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, TRA director general, said: “The ICT industry has allowed us to envision and aspire for sustainable development and overall enhancement of our nation. With advancements in digital content, we are certain that our nation will be positively affected from an environmental, cultural and social aspect.

“Participating in this event reaffirms the UAE’s commitment towards enhancing the ICT Sector and aims at formulating every aspect of our lives to revolve around the concept of innovation in ICT.”

After the national pre-selection period, a jury of eminent experts will come together to evaluate the submissions and select the 18 best products from hundreds of international nominations.

The eight WSA winners will get the chance to present their digital content at the WSA award ceremony and gala.

The event will also offer a platform for high-level experts, industry leaders, and government representatives to discuss innovation in digital content. - TradeArabia News Service




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