While the total Cambodian population is just approximately 15 million, the mobile SIM card subscribers’ growth, however, has climbed up to a maximum level to 20.9 million at the end of 2015, according to a factsheet of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications. The statistic revealed that mobile internet users have dramatically increased as about 6.3 million subscribers using their mobile phone to access online content. As a current tendency, SIM card subscribers tend to use their smartphone which plays as a significant method to connect with internet. According to the Asia Foundation, there is an average of 1.07 mobile phones per person in the Kingdom. As a consequence, Cambodia has developed a big leap of voracious appetite for social network, and online usage.
To generate maximal advantage from this mass online social trend, plus ambitious objectives, Urban Voice Cambodia officially launched the Urban Voice Mobile App, the leading and most updated mobile engagement instrument that will provide a vividly platform to Phnom Penh residents to report about their significant concerns on urban issues ranging from traffic congestion, garbage management, blackout, flooding, public transportation and new development project and urban’s expansion.
Urban Voice Cambodia initiated by the Information and Communication Technology Project that has been actively involved in providing platform to introduce a map-based visualization of developments in the urban space and utility that allow people and various key stakeholders to contribute. Through the App, thousands of Phnom Penh citizens, even one has different perceptions, can be brought together to louder their voice from different communities accelerating for immediate and effective solution.
Description on the Urban Voice Mobile App:
You will see a nice slogan written as “Let’s talk about what is going on in Phnom Penh.” Of course, the application will transform to a crucial tool of source-based information, as well as a site for civic engagement that users can check for news, evens, urban issues and many other developments that concern the city. As a site visitor, you can be well-informed about the most updated public circulation notable issued by Municipality of Phnom Penh, and Electricity of Cambodia…etc., weather forecast, campaign on rubbish management behavior awareness, traffic jam, flooding, and other concerned issues.