From 1 September 2011, Vodacom’s revolutionary new mobile applications store will go live. Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications powered by Appia, one of the world’s largest open application marketplaces. This event marks the launch of what Vodacom believes will be an entirely new local South African mobile application ecosystem, complete [...]
Appia, a startup that powers a white-label content and commerce platform for everyone and anyone who needs a mobile app store, has passed an important milestone—the company is now seeing 1 million downloads per day (that’s up from 500,000 a few months ago) across all of its app stores. <Read>
Appia had tremendous growth in Q2 2011, surpassing several major milestones including one million downloads per day, and over 100MM downloads in the past four months. Year over year growth rate was over 2200%, making Appia the fastest growing application distribution platform.