About Mobile Value Added Services: Value Added Services are all services beyond standard voice calls

and fax transm issions. These include three kinds of services (1) Information based Services: one way dissemination of information such as ep idemic alerts, disaster management updates, daily news etc. (2) Application based services which have a level of interactivity, and require the consumer to play an active role such as checking the status of payments, IVR based language training services, etc. (3) Enablement services which include services forming a close substitute of th ose provided by a physical infrastructure such as a bank or a school. These serv ices usually involve transactions such as person-to-person payments, travel rese rvations etc. services