m-Entertainment and m-Commerce in India

Earlier I had reported about the popularity of Mobile Music downloads in India. Telecom experts are predicting that the Indian m-Entertainment market to be $5 Billion by 2009 in India. DoT’s Arun Kumar Saxena said that Mobile TV has a very huge demand in rural India. It is for this reason that we need to resolve the 3G rollout differences between various operators and the Government.
Mr Singh of Qualcomm added that

Contextual applications would become the next big thing in VAS, where advertisers could project their message in an entertainment video at the right moment to gain maximum impact on the consumer.

Google has their mobile labs working 24/7 to target the Indian market.

Earlier their were rumors about Tata’s developing a mobile payment system, IndiPay. It is now time for Coruscant, developer of PayMate and other m-Commerce technologies to raise $5 Million from Silicon Valley VCs Sherpalo Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

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