The rise of mobile phones usage in Africa has created a huge demand for smarter and locally developed apps that understands the local community more that an international company could ever do.
Nigeria has a population of over 150 million people and its economy has been growing rapidly over the years, local entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this and are constantly developing apps on a continuous basis to cater for growing smartphone market which fueled by affordable handsets.
The persistent rise in the use of smartphones and tablets within the country has led to a mobile revolution in Nigeria, thus making people to seek for more mobile solutions, according to Jovago.com.
We look at some of the companies that are already taking part and making a significant change in the industry.
Below is a list of top 4 mobile app development companies in Nigeria in no particular order:
- Pixie Technologies
Pixie technology is a mobile app development company based in Lagos, Nigeria, that specialises in user experience design and mobility, creating value-added mobile apps on various platforms for the specific needs of the user. Their core specialties are in game application development, custom mobile application developments, mobile website development, widget development, mobile interface design, mobile apps with GPS, Google map and GPRS technologies, scalable, robust, interactive and user-friendly design and mobile apps for social media, business and finance.
Cittrex is a nationally recognised mobile app development company. Since its incorporation, the IT company with proven skills and practice in web technologies has conscientiously positioned itself as a leading developer of mobile applications, with specialization in platforms including iPads and iPhones (iOS) using Objective C, Andriod Phones (OS2.x) using J2ME, Blackberry (RIM) using J2ME and Windows Phones (Win 7) using C# and Objective C.
- Bludel Technologies Nigeria Limited
Bludel was established in 2011 and is a leading provider of web and mobile apps development services in Nigeria. With a substantial number of projects executed successfully for the Web, iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Phone, Bludel provides cutting edge technologies and solutions to Nigerian businesses and individuals.
Bemasapp is an online web and mobile app development company with offices in Lagos, Nigeria. The company works across all mobile platforms, providing solution to business and individuals with focus on performance and security in mind; and delivering customized, cost-effective products and services to small business.
These companies are a few out of a lot that has already seen and took advantage of the African market, More countries should start investing in education to equipt learners with the necessary skills to compete in this market because there is no doubt that the future of mobile is in Africa.