Mobile value-added services market will touch $9.5 b in 2 years

New Delhi: Wipro Technologies and the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) in a joint research report said the mobile value added services (MVAS) market will reach $9.5 billion in 2015, from $4.9 billion in 2012. The report titled — Future Thought of Business: MVAS — predicts that the Indian MVAS market will grow […]

M-commerce: The way ahead

India stands second in the world in terms of mobile phone user base with over 929.37 million users in May 2012. The total mobile subscribers stand at 929.37 million with nearly twice as many as subscribers being added every month. Of all the mobile phones that were sold last year, more than half were smart […]

Going back to brick and mortar retail

With users not embracing online shopping wholeheartedly, e-commerce players have set up physical outlets to woo the next generation of customers. Mail order or catalogue shopping has been in existence in the US since 1980. This was the predecessor of online commerce, which started off in India post the dotcom bust in 2000. After the […]