At this time, there are nearly 7.82 billion mobile sim subscribers around the world. In Bangladesh, there are currently 4.779 billion mobile subscribers. Currently there are 53.9 million active internet users which increasing by +32% every year. Needless to say, as in the rest of the world, the mobile phone is a prime medium for information and entertainment in Bangladesh.
According to a projection, the number of mobile application users will be more than 4.4 billion by 2017. The biggest reason for that is the popularity of mobile phone internet. The number of mobile phone internet users in the world is currently over 3.630 billion.
A new national and international market has grown up around the use of mobile applications; it is a brand new source of revenue. New technologies are invented almost every day in the mobile world, creating great new opportunities for employment. From education, health and news to games, entertainment and social media, projects of all types are now oriented around mobile applications. Mobile apps have provided new avenues of banking and financial services. More
Statistically, by the end of 2016, the number of downloads for mobile applications, made by various mobile software companies, software engineers and individual developers will reach nearly 309.6 billion.
To enable Bangladesh to enter this multibillion dollar marketplace and to develop the necessary skills to compete in this field, the IT and Communications Ministry of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has taken up the project; ‘Skill Development for Mobile Game & Application Program’. The core goal of this initiative is to help the youth of Bangladesh connect to the international mobile applications market and to provide necessary training for independent mobile application development to freelancers in universities and at the grassroots level. Less