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Mobile telecommunications carrier MegaFon has plans to register the trademark VKmobile depicted in the form of a SIM card in the social network Vkontakte signature blue color. It is reported by Life.ru.
Probably, the project includes a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) of social network Vkontakte designed on the basis of MegaFon infrastructure. MegaFon and Vkontakte did not comment on plans concerning the use of their respective trademarks.
Cooperation with Vkontakte social network will help MegaFon in the fight for first place with MTS. According to the data for the second quarter of this year, MegaFon with 74,7 million subscribers trails behind MTS only by 3.1 million of subscribers.
It is noteworthy that MegaFon and Vkontakte are affiliated: companies belong to the business empire of Alisher Usmanov.