At the recently concluded Mobile World Congress held February 27 – March 2, 2017 in Barcelona, Slide Airtime was named winner of the Most Innovative Mobile App.
Sliide Airtime was shortlisted in the Most Innovative Mobile App category of the Global Mobile Awards with Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo for Drivies; Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited for Jio4GVoice; Drupe Mobile for Drupe; and Turkcell for UpCall in .
Slide Airtime was lunched in 2016 as the first lock screen content and mobile advertising delivery platform in Africa. The App was designed as an answer to the problem of data being expensive as compared to incomes in Nigeria and other emerging markets. The app enable users to access content from their mobile devices, while simultaneously earning free airtime.