Mobile Software Engineering VAS

How to Open SMS with Prefilled Message and Receiver with Javascript

If you have a shortcode you are promoting and you want a better conversion let say “HOW” to 700, one of the ways you can go about is to take advantage of prefill SMS. First, set up a landing page with a call to action link that says SEND or whatever, such that if your […]

Mobile Telecommunication VAS

VAS Providers in Nigeria

On this page, you’ll find the list of VAS content or service providers in Nigeria. I’ll keep adding new VAS companies to this page so go ahead and bookmark it. And please you can add a VAS company you know not listed in the comments! A value-added Service provider (VASP), a Service provider(SP), also known […]


NCC Short-Code Harmonization Plan

¬†UPDATED: Under the new system, code for checking airtime balance would be same for all the networks, likewise for data balance and other services. Current codes being used by the telcos would run concurrently with the new codes for 12 months and 12 months for VAS providers, after which the old would be phased out. […]

Mobile VAS

What is VAS?

A value-added service (VAS) is any other service beyond standard voice calls and fax transmissions over a telecommunication network. VAS is a popular telecommunications industry term for non-core services. As a matter of fact, the major function of a phone from inception is to make call. Therefore, everything pertaining to making a call happen is […]