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Upcoming Event: Mobile E-Commerce Strategy 2013 Asia Pacific Conference – July 9 – 10 Singapore

WirelessDuniya.com is pleased to be the Event Partner for Mobile E-Commerce Strategy 2013 Asia Pacific Conference  to be held on July 9 – 10 in Traders Hotel, Singapore. 


Develop and fine-tune
your mobile commerce strategy and implementation

to successful strategies to deliver growth in a competitive marketplace

& Retailers

(SGD 995 – Please register early and book your seat before 10 June 2013)

Register online or email your details to reg@asher-russell.com



Mobile E-Commerce Strategy 2013
Asia Pacific Conference
July 2013 | Singapore) will gather the rising
giants of online e-commerce and m-commerce as they share insights on
their online e-commerce business to the next level of advancement. The
panel will be covering technology integration, go-to-market strategies
and many
exciting and innovative approaches to reach millions more customers and
increase online spend for your products and services.

conference will discuss the TOP TRENDS in
e-commerce and mobile
and what you should know in order to successfully
leverage the
mobile channel to increase your sales and profitability and gain more


[Register Online]

CASE STUDIES by successful online commerce
merchants and retailers

(various products from travel
to hospitality to fashion and electronics)

Will provide the
answers to the following key areas

  • How do we see our business in
    terms of market size going from e-commerce to m-commerce? Is m-commerce
    expected to exceed online purchases in future?
  • Who are
    our customers? And how many can be tapped into via the mobile channel?
  • What is our mobile strategy?
  • The way we view the value of
    content, use of augmented reality in our channels, and how we wield data
    intelligence as way forward to increasing sales?
  • What is our approach in
    reaching multi-device consumers?
  • Making senses of this
    T-commerce & M-commerce boom and how we are tapping into this
  • Key trends and developments as
    we see it



  • Hottest mobile commerce trends
    to watch
  • How is mobile e-commerce
    integrated into the overall mobile/omni-strategy channel marketing mix?
  •  How best to deliver experience
    over the mobile e-commerce channel and integrating that with the overall
    shopping experience?
  •  How to optimize the usage of
    mobile app and mobile web interface, UI/UX design, mobile app marketing and
    how to maximize sales through mobile?
  • Connecting the dots between
    interest-based media, m-Commerce, and impulse Purchase…what are the new
    lifestyle commerce factors affecting the mobile user purchase path?
  • How do you optimize the
    shopping experiences for shoppers on mobile?



Meet Heads
of Digital Marketing, Heads of e-Commerce and m-Commerce, Mobile
Mobile Apps, representing Brands, Retailers, professionals of
m-Commerce, mobile marketing, social commerce, consumer intelligence
and data
analytics, SEO/SEM managers….

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do pass this along to your
colleagues and associates who may find this conference useful for their
area of

register early and benefit from the 
Early Savers Fee rate (by 10 June 2013).



  Email us today sponsorship
{at} asher-russell.com


more information for participation, please contact Debra Lee on

website –




Event Partners:






Wireless Duniya

About Payments

Mind Commerce

Mobile Alliance

Maverick China

Mobi Thinking

Organized by:


Asher Russell


The Paypers


eCommerce Alliance Singapore


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Upcoming Event : Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 18-19 April 2013, Hong Kong

Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 18-19 April 2013

–      Mobile Payments & Mobile Wallets
–      NFC Technologies
–      Mobile Money Transfer & Mobile Remittance
–      Mobile Banking
–      Banking the Unbanked & Microfinance Services
–      Profiting from Mobile Payments Services through Strategic Partnership & Alliances

Conference: 18-19 April 2013
Eaton Smart Hotel, Hong Kong

Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2013 will draw together highly-regarded speakers representing the mobile network operators, banks, money transfer providers, mobile transfer networks, mWallets, retailers, public transit providers, ‘interoperability hubs’, handset manufacturers, technology and equipment providers to share their latest efforts in launching mobile payments services and the key challenges facing them.


The most exciting session at the conference will be the panel discussion represented by all the stakeholders of the ecosystem to discuss Strategic Partnership, Alliances and Joint-Ventures in providing Innovative and Sustainable Mobile Payments services.


The following Current and Cutting Edge Issues will be addressed in depth with necessary Real World Case Studies:


  • Regulatory Issues for Mobile Payments and the Applicable Rules and Regulations
  • Current State and Future Trends of Mobile Payments
  • New Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Banks in Delivering M-Payments
  • For Banks – How to Successfully Align Financial Services with NFC and Mobile Payments Systems?
  • Interbank Mobile Payment Service (IMPS) and How It Will Affect the Payments Landscape
  • Opportunities for Increasing Sales Volume for Merchants/Retailers in Deploying M-Payments
  • Retailer Case Study – Mobile Payments in Australia – Are We Advanced or Behind the World?
  • Transit Provider Case Study – Evolution of NFC Applications for Mobile Commerce in Singapore
  • Operator Case Study – Business Model in A Bank-Led Environment
  • Operator Case Study –  NFC – More Than Payment
  • Innovative Mobile Payments Strategies to Capture New Market
  • Additional Revenue Generating Channels through Deployment of M-Payments
  • Critical Success Factors in Deploying Mobile Payment Services? – From Each Stakeholder’s Point of View
  • Benefits and Business Case Drivers for Each Stakeholder
  • Comparisons – Operator-Centric, Bank-Centric, 3rd Party Centric or Collaboration
  • Critical Success Factors in Implementing Mobile Payments Services – Partnerships, Alliances, and Joint-Ventures
  • Profitable and Sustainable Business Models
  • How to Handle New Players that Have Emerged Strongly Positioned in Mobile Payments?
  • Benchmarking Remittances-The Future of Money Transfer
  • International Mobile Money Transfer and Remittance Market
  • Enhancing the Lives of the Consumers through Mobile Money and Improve Stickiness
  • Addressing Issues of Standardization and Interoperability
  • Banking the ‘Unbanked’ – How to Capture the Mass Market?
  • Effective & Sustainable Strategies to Encourage Active Consumer’s Usage of Mobile Payments
  • Accessing Mobile Users Cost Effectively & Securely
  • How to Drive the Consumer Usage of Mobile Payments?
  • New Innovative Delivery Platforms for Mobile Payment Services
  • Taking Your Mobile Money Services to the Next Level – Enterprise/Corporate Mobile Money Services
  • Banking the Unbanked – How to Reach Out to the Mass?
  • Innovation & Sustainability in Offering Mobile Payments Services
  • Building A Robust and Sustainable NFC Infrastructure
  • Handset Technology Development Updates
  • Management and Cost Issues in Implementation
  • Security Issues – How to Succeed in Mobile Financial Services by Building A Trusted Brand?
  •  Fraud Mitigation in Mobile Payments


A Line-Up of Highly-Regarded Expert Speakers Representing Mobile Payments Ecosystem from : 

  • Russell Zimmerman, Executive Director, Australian Retailers Association, Australia
  • Nitin Chittal, Vice President & Head, Direct Banking Group, Axis Bank, India
  • Solaiman Alam, Head of PR & Communication and Mobile Commerce, Banglalink, Bangladesh
  • Frederick M. Faustino, Head, Mobile Banking Channel, Bank of Philippines Islands, Philippines
  • Salil Bhuvanadasan, Mobile Financial Services, BICS Asia, Singapore
  • Zhao Rong, Senior Business Development Director, China Mobile Labs, China
  • Fariq Cader, Senior General Manager Mcomm, Dialog Axiata, Sri Lanka
  • Mir Rashedul Hossain, Head & General Manager-Business Development, Financial Services, Grameenphone, Bangladesh
  • Sandeep Indurkar, Head-Mobile Payments, ICICI Bank, India
  • Ram Rastogi, Head-Interbank Mobile Payment Service, National Payments Corporation of India
  • Thierry Crespo, ST Secure Microcontroller NFC Marketing Manager, STMicroelectronics, France
  • Sebastien Taveau, Chief Technical Officer, Validity, USA (formerly Astronomer/Principal, Mobile Ecosystems Integration, Paypal)
  • Silvester Prakasam, Director (Fare Systems), Land Transport Authority, Singapore
  • Philip Yen, Group Head, Emerging Payments Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa, MasterCard Worldwide
  • Tom Wills, Managing Director, Secure Strategies, USA
  • Basker Rangachari, Regional Chief Marketing Officer, Hong Kong & North East Asia, Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong
  • Dan Armstrong, Partner, Takashi Mobile, The Netherlands
  • Gregg Marshall, VP of Business Development, Western Union, Singapore
  • and many more…


For more details of the conference, please visit website or contact Phyllis Goh of Symphony Global at Email: phyllis.goh@symphonyglobal.com

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Upcoming Event: Innovation in Eurasia's changing Digital Ecosystem EurasiaCom 26-27 March 2013,Istanbul

Innovation in Eurasia’s changing Digital Ecosystem EurasiaCom 26-27 March 2013,Istanbul

Join 450+ Telecommunications Professionals at Eurasia Com – Find out more here



Register hereQuote your Booking Code EUR/MPDUNI

We are delighted to announce that we are supporting Eurasia Com 2013, taking place at the Swissôtel, The Bosphorus, in Istanbul, Turkey from 26-27 March 2013.

Informa Telecoms & Media is offering regional operators and regulators a Free* ticket (conditions apply) and 15% discount off the conference pass for all other companies. To register, email Subuola.akinkugbe@informa.com.

Eurasia Com is the region’s leading digital event and attracts over 450+ telecommunications professionals to network and do business. Hear from 40+ visionary speakers delivering you the latest business knowledge, co-located with an exhibition featuring world class vendors showcasing the technology of tomorrow.

Find out who has registered, view the list here.

The conference will focus on the following areas:
–    Digital Eurasia
–    Transforming Networks
–    Connecting Eurasia
–    Customer Experience Management
–    Serving the Enterprise
–    Digital Services
–    M2M Services

– Register now here
– Download the conference agenda here
– Interested in Sponsoring or exhibiting, click here


Eurasia Com isSponsored by:


Share strategies with Digital and Telco leaders of the industry including:


–    Rob Shardlow, Group Sales & Business Development Director, Virgin Mobile CEE

–    Oleg Raspopov, Vice President, Head of Business Unit Foreign Subsidiaries, MTS

–    Dmitry Kromskiy, Head of the CIS Business Unit, Vimpelcom

–    Mustafa Kiral, Vice President, Altimo

–    Cenk Bayrakdar, Chief New Technology Business Officer, Turkcell

–    Yorgos Ioannidis, Chairman, Azerfon

–    Yusuf Kirac, Network Director, TurkTelekom

–    Batyrbek Djumabekov, CTO, MegaCom, Kyrgyzstan

–    Meryem Yildiz, Group CRM Manager, TeliaSonera Eurasia

–    Marc Zirka, Head of Corporate Strategy, Bakcell, Azerbaijan

–    Murat Gurkas, Director, Mobile Marketing Directorate, Albtelecom & Eagle Mobile

–    Azat Bazarkulov, CEO, MegaCom, Kyrgyzstan

–    Jürgen Hase, Vice President M2M Competence Center, Deutsche Telekom AG

–    Mehmet Celebiler, Chairman, Turknet



–    Onur Cekmegil, Director Mobile and Business Development, MyNet, Turkey

–    Abdul Vakhed Niyazov, Chairman, SalamWorld

–    Dmitry Mineev, Chief Content Officer and Head of Business Development, Nemo Telecom Ltd, Russia

–    Özcan Ermiş, CEO, KVK

–    Eftal Gezer, Co-Founder, Baba Girişim

–    Sedat Kilic, Industry Leader for Telco and Retail Industries, Google


–    Kemal Huseinović, Director General, Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Hercegovina

To see the full speaker line up and conference programme – download the conference agenda here

Secure your delegate pass today!

A ticket to Eurasia Com will ensure you meet and do business with your key prospects, customers and suppliers.

Ticket Options:


–    Regional Operators and Regulators  – Free* (conditions apply – Limited Spaces Avaialble)
–    Regional Non Operators – €799
International Operators* and Regulators – €799

–    International Non Operators €1799

–    APPGIG for Eurasian APP Developers (Conditions apply) Free

Register quoting your booking code: EUR/MPDUNI


Register here


We look forward to meeting you at Eurasia Com!

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Upcoming Conference: Mobile Number Portability Forum,Dubai (11-12 February 2013)

If you currently exploring how to best leverage Number Portability to gain market share, retain high value customers and improve the Customer Experience, Tavess’ Number Portability Forum will allow you to discover innovative approaches to acquiring new customers whilst retaining your existing customers.

Number Portability Dubai

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WirelessDuniya Official Media Partner at Apps World , North America,San Francisco, February 7th-8th 2013

Apps World North AMericaWirelessDuniya is happy to announce Media Partnership with Apps World , North America at San Francisco from February 7th & 8th 2013.

This event is  expecting over 5000+ developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device manufacturers, platform owners and industry professionals for 9 different targeted workshop tracks, speed meeting, 1-1 meetings, parties, tackling a spectrum of issues across the app ecosystem. The event will include 4 free to attend developer workshop tracks and a free exhibition with over 150 exhibitors.

This years focus area will be on:

– HTML 5 Web Apps
– Gaming Apps
– Mobile Marketing
– Payment & NFC Apps
– Enterprise Apps
– TV Apps
– Automotive Apps
– Developer Zone
– Droid World

5 reasons why you need to be at Apps World


There are 5.9 billion mobile subscribers (which is about 87% of the world’s population) and over 300,000 apps have been developed in the last 3 years – the audience is raring to go and there are still plenty of apps waiting to be developed.


According to Mobi thinking there have so far been 10.9 billion application downloads, Localytics found that 1 in 4 apps are never used again once downloaded, how can you make sure you’re app isn’t one of them?


Application-to-person (A2P) messaging is predicted to take over person to person messaging by 2016 according to Juniper research, an industry that will be worth more than £44bn, will this be the answer to lost SMS revenues?


71% of smartphone users that see ads on TV, in magazines or online do a mobile search, one is seven searches is now mobile – how is your mobile strategy going to make sure your customers find you and not your competitors?


IDC reported in February that 1,546 million handsets were sold in 2011 which was 11.1% up on 2010, find out how manufacturers are making sure that number grows again in 2013.




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What's in store for Asia's Longest Running Mobile VAS Conference ?


Dear Subscribers,

The 7th
Annual Mobile VAS Conference 2013
is the only Asian mobile VAS
event to provide such comprehensive coverage of the regional mobile operators.
Compiling the best speaker panel and the hottest topics in the market,
Telecoms IQ once again brings you an event with access to content you
just can’t get anywhere else!

Focusing on Asia’s mobile operators’
challenges, key issues that will be addressed include:


  • Keynote Opening:
    After ‘doomsday 7/10/11’ – What needs to be done for the Indonesian
    VAS business to recover?
  • Regulatory Highlights:
    An in-depth look at the VAS market in Indonesia and India
  • Host Country
    : Leveraging on market differentiators within Indonesia
    to explore effective methods of boosting revenue 
  • Boosting VAS
    Revenue Generation
    : Brand establishment, a WIN WIN ecosystem in
    OTT era, 4G/LTE Network, as well as managed VAS and data services 
  • Innovating Social
    : Closing the loop on VAS, mobile advertising and payments
  • Overcoming Rapid
    Data Consumption
    : Relevance of cloud computing and dealing with
    mobile data capacity crunch

+ many more…

The Asia market for mobile VAS leaps ahead. There’s just so much going
on in this industry, wait till you see it for yourself!

PLUS! A bookable custom-built
workshop for you to leverage from: Boosting the penetration of Mobile
VAS usage in smaller cities and rural areas – A Market Entry Toolkit
by Heru Sutadi, Executive Director, ICT Institute Indonesia. Click
to find out more.

Don’t miss this exclusive
opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with industry experts from Asia’s
leading mobile operators, while discovering best practices and new strategies
to ensure that your mobile VAS business exceeds expectations in 2013.

Confirm your seat today! Register now!


  1. Email
  2. Call
    +65 6722 9388
  3. Visit

forward to welcome you in March.

Kind regards,

Karan Chopra

Conference Producer

Telecoms IQ

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Upcoming Event: Mobile Number Portability Forum, 11-12 February 2013, Dubai

Check out this upcoming event , Mobile Number Portability Forum, 11-12 February 2013, Dubai. Top Telecom operators in the Middle East will be attending this forum.

Mobile Number Portability , DUbai

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Upcoming Event: Number Portability Forum, Dubai

Tavess’ Number Portability Forum 2013, find out what it takes to successfully implement Number Portability, sustain the momentum after launch through continued management, and further leverage the opportunities created by Number Portability to reap significnat benefits.

WirelessDuniya is happy to announce the media partnership with Tavess for this event in Dubai. A great conference for the Telecom industry guys. Do check out this event and participate.



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Upcoming Event: AppFest – Where Developers Become Entrepreneurs

How to earnrevenue?
How to win uptoRs.5,00,000/-

in cash?

How to do businesswith brands?
APPFEST 2012 | 13th – 15th Dec,2012 | HICC HYDERABAD
For Sponsorship & Speaker Opportunities | Latika | e-mail: latika@iamai.inFor Registration | Aarti | e-mail: aarti@iamai.in | Tel.: +91 22 24954574

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