On December 8, for the third consecutive year, this competition organized by Orange Armenia rewarded the best websites created and developed in Armenia. From among the 540 applications, the international judging panel chose eight websites in seven different categories and presented two special awards to websites that have a major social impact. Find out more about the winners of the 2012 ArmNet Awards, which reflect the online developments made in Armenia.
the “Grand Prix ArmNet Awards 2012” category
The “We Are The Owners Of This City” Facebook group was chosen as the best website of 2012, receiving the highest number of panel votes across all the categories.
the “Orange Armenia special prize for the best mobile site”
Orange awards the prize for the best mobile site to a website for its version for mobile devices. The aim is to encourage others to develop their own websites in a similar fashion. This year, the Orange special prize for the best mobile application was awarded to Mynewsmobile.
“Breakthrough of the year” category
menudevoted to food and eateries.
citybugsa tweet aggregator providing real-time notifications of traffic problems in the capital.
“Technological development” category
e-payments an online payment system for administrative taxes and charges.
“Best content” category
karabakhrecordsin memory of the Armenian genocide.
“Social impact” category
onearmeniaworks to develop cultural, educational, humanitarian and environmental projects.
“People’s choice” category
For the second consecutive year, the public were given the chance to decide on an award by voting via text message. 9,824 customers took part to vote for the winner,premierleague, which received the most number of votes, narrowly beating iconsofarmenia, publisher of the best seller “Armenia’s Brand Book” which recounts the entire history of the people of Armenia.
“Design and usability” category