At the 8th VAS conference the key topics that will be discussed are the tendencies of Russian and global mobile market trends concentrating on China's market, mobile applications (marketplaces, marketing, entertainment applications), mobile carrier strategies in VAS system, new mobile devices, platforms and their opportunities, mobile internet and social networks, new start-ups and much more. The speakers' list includes senior executives and management representatives of the leading companies within VAS market: VimpelCom, MegaFon, MTS, Nokia Russia, Mamba, Begun, Alawar and many more.
On the first day of the conference, November 24, during the Gala dinner Russian Mobile VAS Awards ceremony will take place and the winners of the 11 categories will be announced. SmsCoin, SMS-billing provider which offers SMS-payment solutions in over 90 countries is nominated for «Innovative business model» with a new project SMSpay4 (this project enables various Internet projects to charge for their services using Premium SMS while establishing the cost which not limited to micro-payments possibilities). The winners in the following categories will be announced as well: «Mobile content», «Application for mobile terminal», «Mobile music», «Mobile TV & video service», «Mobile game», «Mobile marketing campaign», «Community and user generated content», «Usability», «Innovative service», «Innovative technology». The awards jury consists of professionals in various sectors of mobile VAS services market.
CCO of SmsCoin project, Yakov Beder, commented upon the participation of the project in VAS Conference, emphasizing the following: «Events of this kind provide a great opportunity not only to discover latest mobile industry innovations, but also to exchange ideas and plans for the future. This is not the fist time we participate in Mobile VAS Conference, but this year we also take part as nominees for «Innovative business model». We definitely hope to win, but the participation itself in the Awards event is of great importance to us. I am convinced that this time we will as well obtain quite a number of interesting ideas and solutions during the event».
Event organizers expect over 400 participants. Conference participants include mobile carriers and VAS services providers, telecommunication holdings, mobile terminal producers, investment companies and financial institutions, media-integrated holdings, PR and advertising agency, software and information systems developers, market analysts, journalists from business and IT press.
About SmsCoin project
SmsCoin project operates within SMS payments market for 5 years already. Presently, SmsCoin offers premium SMS services in over 90 countries worldwide. Thousands of projects are based on the project' services, dozens of unique scripts have been developed and millions of SMS-messages were processed. SmsCoin project has been working under the flag of Mobilcent Ltd company for five years now. The project was launched during the summer of 2006. Today SmsCoin project manages a highly qualified and professional staff of 25 people, specializing in various fields.
Some of SmsCoin clients include: Odnoklassniki.ru, Mamba.ru, DepositFiles.com, Alawar Entertainment, Herocraft and many more.
SmsCoin won't stop there, and will continue surprising its partners and competitors with unique ideas and innovative approach to its implementation.