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ATS Mobile Welcomes Four to its Fold

Author Jenna Silliboy    Category News     Tags

King of Prussia, PA – November 11, 2015 – ATS Mobile adds four new and diverse members to its lineup in order to keep up with company expansion.

CuanCuan-Chai Megghross, a native of Jamaica, has spent his educational years studying Web Design and Interactive Media at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. When his years as a student were coming to a close Cuan was engaging in work that would lead him to co-find Caseinity, an iPhone case manufacturing company. It is here that Cuan has honed the skills for web development and digital marketing which he has put to use as the Creative Strategist at ATS Mobile in order to progress with the mobile advertising world.


VelinaVelina Rusjakova is a graduate from the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering located in Skopje, Macedonia. Still enrolled in school, Velina tutored students in programming while also holding responsibilities in finances and campaigns with IAESTE Macedonia. Her expertise lies in the knowledge of programming. As the Development Coordinator Velina works directly with ATS Mobile’s 84444 service, which is an SMS Messaging service that allows for a more interactive relationship between customer and company.

Chris WallATS Mobile has recently acquired Rocky Point Media and with it Chris Wall.  At Rocky Point Media Chris worked as the Lead Designer where he gained the skills in web design and business branding. He now utilizes these skills as Business Development Manager at ATS Mobile to reach new clientele and better mobile and social advertising. Since joining ATS Mobile Chris has made his own sale and is developing his first mobile advertising project.


 MyselfJenna Silliboy, a graduate from the University of Maine at Farmington works to promote ATS Mobile through social media networks by reaching out to the audience on the web and potential clients in the business. Working as the Marketing Coordinator her specialties revolve around keeping ATS Mobile social media platforms updated as well as writing for all of ATS Mobile’s affiliated websites.


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ATS Mobile Acquires Rocky Point Media

Author Jenna Silliboy    Category News     Tags

King of Prussia, PA – November 11, 2015 – ATS Mobile has announced its acquirement of Rocky Point Media, a web and graphic design studio that was based in Waialua, Hawaii.

ATS Mobile has taken the opportunity to acquire Rocky Point Media to advance mobile marketing prospects. In doing so, the company has also added 30 new customers to its growing list including Hamakua Health Center, Hawaiian Islands Ministries, Paradise Air, Assateague Island National Seashore, and Koolauloa Health Center.

Bob Bentz, President of ATS Mobile recognizes “the potential of this decision and is excited about expanding ATS Mobile to new territory geographically and technologically.” Chris Wall, founder of Rocky Point Media and now Business Development Manager of ATS Mobile, is also excited about the acquisition: “Our expanding client base now has the creative backing of Purplegator and full-service digital resources of ATS Mobile.  This is a match made in digital heaven.”

About ATS Mobile

downloadSuburban-Philadelphia based ATS Mobile, a division of Advanced Telecom Services, provides interactive services to advertisers, advertising agencies, brands, and media.  These services include: web development; apps development; mobile and digital advertising; SMS text message marketing; IVR (interactive voice response) services.

About Rocky Point Media

Rocky Point Media provides web design, promotional, placement, and business branding services to its clients. They design, create, and promote company websites to the audiences of business, healthcare providers, non-profit organizations and financial organizations.


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Charitha Shetty Joins ATS Mobile

Charitha Shetty, programmer

Charitha Shetty

King of Prussia, PA — Charitha Shetty, a seasoned computer programmer, has joined ATS Mobile.

ATS Mobile, a division of Advanced Telecom Services, based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, is a mobile-first digital agency that specializes in taking a client’s traditional awareness and turning it into mobile consumer engagement.  Charitha Shetty joins ATS Mobile bringing her IT skills as a computer programmer.  We are very excited to have her on our team, bringing her extensive knowledge of software and applications. Charitha is pursuing her Masters in Computer Engineering at Villanova University and is working as a TA in Computer Engineering Department under Dr. Edward Kresch, Dr. Rick Perrry and Dr. Danai Chasaki.  She has a Bachelor of Engineering in Telecommunication from M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology (M.S.R.I.T) Bangalore from India, after which she worked for 2.5 yrs in Oracle Pvt Ltd as a system engineer. During her studies, she worked on a project in ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) “MEOSAR Applications”.  In addition, she created a database for University Registration System during school.
Charitha has worked on a wide variety of projects and always been known as an out of box thinker in her industry.  We are excited to have her on our team and include her on our exciting projects.
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Toni Schmidt Joins ATS Mobile

King of Prussia, PA — Toni Schmidt, a seasoned social media guru with a cutting edge approach to social media, has joined ATS Mobile.

Toni Schmidt mobile marketing expert

Toni Schmidt

ATS Mobile, a division of Advanced Telecom Services, based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, is a mobile-first digital agency that specializes in taking a client’s traditional awareness and turning it into mobile consumer engagement.

Toni Schmidt, a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she majored in psychology, has studied human behavior, development, and communications in a variety of settings.  She applies her knowledge of human behavior to the marketing industry, creating relevant content to the appropriate audience.  In addition, she develops strategies to create effective engagement and build relationships with potential leads.  Toni has coined the phrase ‘gratitude marketing’ which encourages business owners to take a hands-on approach to social media platforms.

Toni brings a fresh perspective and approach to all projects and enjoys creating inspiring content, images, and solutions to address client’s needs.  Toni understands that humanizing a brand can create opportunities for building successful relationships.

Not only is Toni a lover of all things related to social media, she is a proud mother of 2 little girls. When she’s not chasing them around, she is probably at the beach, taking a zumba class, volunteering at her church, or writing on her blog.

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ATS Mobile Provides Text Message Based Trade Show Trivia Scavenger Hunt Contest

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trade show trivia text message game (patent pending)

ATS Mobile’s and Purple Gator’s patent pending trade show trivia game

Patent Pending Technology Kicks Off for ATS

Valley Forge, PA — ATS presented the first ever use of its  Treasure Text technology for a trade show trivia and scavenger hunt event during the PAA East Show at the Valley Forge Casino today.

Participants at the show were able to register in advance to participate in the trade show trivia event for a chance to win a $1000 prize!

Text Message Trade Show Trivia (Patent Pending)

ATS Mobile provided the patent pending text message trade show trivia game for this March 25, 2015 event at the Valley Forge Casino.

The trade show trivia game is designed to encourage trade show attendees to visit participating trade show  booths to learn more about the products that are marketed there.  Players are given clues that can only be answered by visiting the trade show booths and gaining the proper response.

Trade Show Trivia text message game.

Players visit trade show booths to gain clues to answer questions via text message.

Varying amounts of points were awarded for each correct response.  At the end of the event, the player garnering the most points was determined to be the winner of the $1000 prize.

Trade Show Trivia Game via Text Message

Treasure Text for Trade Shows is a great way to involve attendees with the exhibit hall vendors.

Treasure Text is the brand given to ATS’s text message based scavenger hunts and trivia events.  These events have been used previously for jeweler sponsored Diamond Dash and Ring Race events.  It has also been used for college orientations for incoming students to learn more about the college.

Treasure Text Trade Show Trivia and Scavenger Hunts are a patent pending technology of ATS Mobile.

If you are interested in learning more about our technology, please contact ATS Mobile at 610-688-6000.




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King of Prussia, PA — Steve Gonzalez, a seasoned advertising sales executive with a strong track record of success covering over 18+ years in the radio industry with Clear Channel Communications and most recently, Radio One, has joined ATS Mobile.

Steve Gonzalez, mobile digital marketing specialist

Steve Gonzalez

ATS Mobile, a division of Advanced Telecom Services, based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, is a mobile-first digital agency that specializes in taking a client’s traditional awareness and turning it into mobile consumer engagement.

A graduate of Fordham University where he majored in Marketing and Communications, Steve is a results-focused marketing strategist with the ability to develop a plan based on a client’s needs using innovation and creativity.  He has a strong desire to understanding and developing “The Next Big Thing” and always has an eye on generating ideas that go beyond the traditional way of doing things.  As Steve likes to say…”Every Great Success Starts With The Question, “What If…”

“We are honored to get somebody with Steve’s experience and knowledge of the local Philadelphia advertising market,” said Bob Bentz, president of ATS. “I have known Steve for several years and he has a stellar reputation and I’ve always hoped that we could work more closely together. He’s going to be a great asset to our team of mobile and digital professionals.”

Steve has worked with some prominent national brands in developing customized marketing programs that extend past traditional media – included in those successful programs are Southwest Airlines, the National Basketball Association, (NBA), the United States Army, and Hyundai America.

He possesses strong leadership skills along with the ability to create a clear goal and build the right team that is engaged, responsive and committed to the company vision and mission.

When Steve is not working diligently with clients to create their customized mobile-social strategy to engage their audience, he can be found on the baseball field with his son or at home whipping up his world famous chocolate chip pancakes for his family!

To contact Steve about how to sell more with mobile, call 610-994-1852.

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Bob Bentz Named Adjunct Professor at University of Denver

University of Denver - Bob Bentz

ATS Mobile’s Bob Bentz has been named as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver.

ATS Mobile President Bob Bentz has been named as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver where he will be teaching an online graduate level course in Mobile Marketing beginning with the Winter semester in 2015.

“It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do and I’m at the point in my career where I think I have the knowledge and business experience to do it,” said Bentz.  “Plus, teaching an online course allows for me to do the work away from my normal commitments of my day job.  I’m also excited that it’s a graduate level course so I know I’ll likely be training a lot of professionals that are already active in the business world.”

The course begins in January, 2015.

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ThrowBack Thursday: Old Staff Photo

Advanced Telecom Services has a long and storied history.  While looking through some old files here in our new office, we stumbled across this photo of our team from about 15 years ago.  Lots of great people here and a great time in our business.

Advanced Telecom Services staff photo

Advanced Telecom Services staff circa 1998



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ATS and 84444 Go On Tour with Aaron Carter


Aaron Carter Tour advertising

San Diego – Pop sensation Aaron Carter began his worldwide tour this week and ATS Mobile and text message marketing site 84444 are going along for the ride.

Text CARTER to 84444

Carter has introduced a VIP Text Message Club to his fans where they can receive updates on his concerts, inside information and even ticket discounts.  Carter even went on the radio this past week and gave away 10 autographed pictures and 2 pairs of backstage passes to his first tour date in San Diego.  Fans were able to enter to win the prizes by text message.

The text message service for Carter is being supplied by 84444 ( and is administered by Wise Marketing.

“One of the great things about our business is that we’re able to get involved with celebrity projects like this,” said Bob Bentz, president of ATS Mobile which provides the text message marketing solution.  “It’s funny, because in the 1990’s we worked with the Backstreet Boys as well so now we get a chance to work with Nick Carter’s little brother Aaron.”

“We are pleased to have been selected as the advertising agency for Aaron Carter’s Tour,” said Sean Wise, president of Wise Marketing.  “We look forward to working with Aaron and his group for a long time.”

In addition to providing text message marketing to his fans, ATS has also provided a custom QR Code which fans can scan to access the mobile website for the tour.

Custom QR Code for Aaron Carter

CRAZY LITTLE PARTY GIRL (s) can scan this QR code to get more info from Aaron Carter’s World Tour.

Facebook and Mobile Ad Buys

With the assistance of ATS, Wise is also handling advertising targeting Aaron Carter fans through Facebook and other mobile marketing means.

“The great thing about Facebook advertising,” added Barb Osier Breeser, marketing manager for ATS, “is that we can pinpoint those fans that have LIKED Aaron Carter’s Facebook page in the cities where his concerts will be playing.”

Aaron Carter, now 26, began his singing career at age 7.  When he was only 9, he opened for the Backstreet Boys.  In 2000, his “Aaron’s Party ” album went triple platinum, and sold over 3 million albums.  “Aaron’s Party contained the single hits “That’s How I Beat Shaq,” “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It),” and “I Want Candy.”

Carter toured in 2013 for the first time in eight years.  His 2014-15 international tour lasts through January 25, 2015 where it will culminate with two dates in Switzerland.

Facebook Ads Aaron Carter

AARON’S PARTY: Facebook ads are used primarily for VIP ticket and last minute ticket sales.

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ATS Mobile Sponsors King of Prussia Beerfest Royale

Mobile marketing for beer

BEER FOR EVERYONE: That’s our motto as a sponsor of the King of Prussia Beerfest on October 2 & 4.

King of Prussia, PA — ATS Mobile is new to the King of Prussia area.  After 24 1/2 years located in neighboring Wayne, Pennsylvania, the company moved to its spanky new office space in the Valley Forge Casino complex in October, 2013.  The ten story building known as Parkview Towers has an adjacent Radisson Hotel and the Valley Forge Casino.

It hasn’t taken ATS Mobile long to get involved in the local business community, however.  It has become very active in the King of Prussia District (KOP-BID) organization which is sponsoring its 3rd Annual KOP Beerfest on October 2 and 4, 2014 at the nearby King of Prussia Mall.  ATS Mobile is a Pilsner level sponsor of the Beerfest event.

Beerfest Royale begins on Thursday, October 2 with a Happy Hour event called Donnerstag.  Donnerstag will present various food and beer pairings, a pumpkin beer bar, live music, and beer infused ice cream floats!  There will be a complimentary cigar for every guest.

On Saturday, Beerfest Royale continues with two sessions offering unlimited access to over 100 different beers from 50+ craft and international brewers.  There will be two stages offering live music and lots of photo ops.  Some of the best restaurants in King of Prussia will also be present serving up some delightful food.

“I mean, who wouldn’t be excited about an event called Beerfest,” said Bob Bentz, president of ATS Mobile.  “We’re excited to be involved in an event to promote King of Prussia and raise money for physical improvement projects throughout the community.”

You can follow the Beerfest on the following social media sites affiliated with Beerfest:

I’m sure you’ll also find a lot of pictures of the event on the ATS Mobile social media pages!

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