A group of Egyptian inventors developed an Android application that automatically updates the mobile phonebook to match the recent amendments made by the NTRA. The application is supported by Sony Ericsson’s Xperia family to serve the Android users in Egypt.
The NTRA has recently added an extra digit to the normally 10 digits number to be 11 digits number. This new change is expected to be applied next Thursday and mobile users will be given 4 months as an update period in order to update all their mobile phonebook, after this period the 10 digit number will no longer be valid.
A very interesting statistics was released by NTRA recently, done on mobile users in Egypt, showed that 95.07% of the Egyptian population is mobile users, which is equivalent to 76.43 million since July 2011, because of this statistics, Mobile companies in Egypt felt obliged to develop their mobiles to provide the necessities of the increasing number of mobile users in order to meet the requirements of the rapidly growing market in Egypt.
The Android operating System is adopted by Sony Ericsson’s Xperia family which allows its users to update their entire mobile phonebook with one click using this application instead of going through the lengthily process manually, starting from October 6th, 2011.
The Android operating system is one of the fastest growing operating systems in the world after being developed by Google and released again for Smartphone users. Because of its easiness which helps developers in creating new applications, it was the perfect system to use by the three Egyptian inventors to create an application that follows the business laws and regulations of the Egyptian ICT. It’s available for all Android users as all applications can be uploaded easily on the Android market.
The Android operating system is currently acquiring 40% of the Smartphone market, Sony Ericsson as one of the gigantic names in this market is working with the Android Operating System, it recently launched two new mobiles of the Xperia Family in the Egyptian markets, they are the Xperia Neo and the Xperia Arc and they were received greatly by Sony Ericsson fans in Egypt.
Android and Xperia users can upload more than 250,000 free applications. Through Xperia you can enjoy the most incredible entertaining experience. Xperia and Android takes entertainment to a whole new level.