Tekoia, the company behind the No. 1 Universal Remote app for Android, SURE Universal, has won both the Gold Award and the Grand Award at the prestigious Asia Smartphone Apps Contest in Hong Kong. Tekoia took first place in their category, Advertising and Marketing, and also won the coveted Grand Award for best overall app.

Hong Kong (PRWEB) June 22, 2016

SURE Universal by Tekoia Ltd., the No.1 ranked and rated Universal Remote app for Android, has won both the overall Grand Award and the Gold Award in Advertising and Marketing at the prestigious Asia Smartphone Apps Contest 2016 in Hong Kong.

The contest is held every year from 2012 and is organized by the Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and sponsored by Create Hong Kong of the HKSAR Government. The contest is meant to recognize excellence and innovation in smartphone app development.

The contest included an impressive 120 entrants from Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Malaysia, Japan and Israel. Nine finalists were selected to compete for the gold, silver, and bronze awards in each of the categories: Advertising and Marketing, Creative Lifestyle, and Games and Edutainment. In addition, the Grand Award was given for the best overall app in all of the categories.

The highly anticipated Grand Award was presented to Tekoia by Mr. Gregory So Kam-Leung, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, of the Hong Kong Government. The Gold Award was presented to Tekoia in the Advertising and Marketing category by Mr. David Chun, SVP for Asia Pacific of Tapjoy.

SURE Universal remote app can be used to control more than a million different digital media devices and smart home appliances, while delivering great user experience and ease-of-use. SURE Universal Remote is currently available on Google Play and Apple App Store.

“Currently, the majority of SURE Universal users are located in the US, Europe, and South America, where SURE is No. 1 ranked and rated. Therefore, it is a tremendous honor for us to win the overall Grand Award at such a prestigious contest in Asia” said Viktor Ariel, CEO of Tekoia. “We are grateful for this recognition and support from the Hong Kong WTIA and Create Hong Kong of the HKSAR Government."

About Tekoia

Tekoia was founded by an experienced management team with a vast knowledge of mobile devices, consumer electronics, and international partnerships.

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