Mobile Payment Platform and Prepaid.com bring home two Superstar awards for Vesta Corporation
PORTLAND, Ore. – MobilityWire® – December 9, 2010
Vesta Corporation (www.trustvesta.com), a global pioneer and leader in electronic payment solutions, today announced that its Mobile Payment Platform and Prepaid.com payment portal have each been named as winners in the ninth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by mobile technology news portal MobileVillage.com.
Vesta was recognized with Mobile Star’s highest honor, the Superstar Award, in the following categories:
- Consumer App: Mobile Payments, for Vesta’s Prepaid.com and Handset Recharge
- Operator Solutions: Electronic Payments, for Vesta’s Mobile Payment Platform
The Mobile Star Awards program showcases “best of” entries in dozens of categories including mobile apps, wireless network solutions, enterprise mobile software, enterprise success stories, technology visionaries and more. All categories and winners are listed on MobileVillage.com at www.mobilevillage.com/awards.htm.
Vesta received its Superstar honors this year for its Mobile Payment Platform v5.0. Designed to increase subscriber ARPU, enable innovative new payment methods, and reduce customer churn, Vesta’s Mobile Payment Platform fulfills operators’ needs for a secure, fully managed, operator-branded payment acceptance solution with enhanced services and features. Vesta also received a Superstar award for its Prepaid.com payment portal which allows operators to accept in-country and cross-border recharge payments for mobile services.
“Vesta strives to provide easy to use recharge solutions for consumers as well as secure payment solutions for operators,” said Joshua Rush, vice president marketing and product of Vesta. “Being recognized by the Mobile Star Awards for both Prepaid.com and our Mobile Payment Platform is further proof that the Vesta team is achieving each of these goals through its innovative and industry-leading payment applications.”
Winners were selected by subscribers of MobileVillage’s “Go Mobile™” – a free bi-weekly e-newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile technology stories on popular websites including: Cnet, Engadget, Gizmodo, Mashable, Computerworld and many others. “Go Mobile” was launched over ten years ago and is now read by thousands of readers.
“Because ‘Go Mobile’ readers are the industry’s most savvy mobile business users, Mobile Star Awards winners can claim they are the users’ choice,” says Jon Covington, MobileVillage founder and president. “Winners are chosen by real users based on real results, not hype. Brand new mobile services competed on equal footing with well-established solutions. Both nominees and winners are respected in the mobile industry as the new leaders to watch.”
For more information about the annual Mobile Star Awards, visit MobileVillage.com.
About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through “Best of Breed” solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at www.MobileVillage.com.
MobileVillage®, the Mobile Star Awards™, and Go Mobile™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage / PDA Inc.
About Vesta Corporation
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with operations in Europe and China, Vesta has been a pioneer and worldwide leader in electronic payment solutions since 1995. Vesta has established long-term, successful relationships with leading international companies including AT&T, Boost Mobile, China Mobile, China Unicom, Cricket Communications, Meteor Mobile Communications, O2, Sprint, T-Mobile, Tele2, Verizon, Vodafone and Yoigo. For more information, visit www.trustvesta.com.
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