Payment Data Systems, Inc. announced the signing of an agreement with Next Estate Communications, Inc. to provide payment services for debit card loading and risk management.
The PDS solution will provide payment origination for debit card loading that can come directly from a Next Estate Customer Service Representative or a Next Estate website. Next Estate implemented Payment Data’s IPS ACH*Gateway which is a MicrosoftÂ® .NET Connected webservice. The gateway will be used to debit consumers checking and/or savings account when loading funds on their Next Estate debit Card for worldwide usage. Next Estate also chose to utilize Payment Data’s IPS CSR*View product for tracking and reporting as well as customer research in their in-house call center.
President and COO of Payment Data Systems, Inc. Louis Hoch, said, “We are very pleased to bring this pioneering solution to the prepaid financial products and services segment and deliver it through this partnership with Next Estate, the clear industry leader. This agreement is further proof of how well our solutions are adaptive to the stored value / debit card industry which remains a strategic focus of our company.”
About Payment Data Systems, Inc.
Payment Data Systems, Inc., is an Integrated Payments Solution Provider delivering comprehensive, cost-effective solutions to billers and retailers for the processing and management of electronic payments via the Internet, point of sale, or payments taken by Customer Service Representatives or an Interactive Voice Response (IVR). Additional products available from PDS include services and products that can be implemented more quickly and less expensively than the alternative of adding multiple payments companies as these solutions offer a full range of payment processing capabilities. These service offerings include: one time and recurring ACH debits and credits, electronic lockbox and returned check services, Web pay acceptance of credit cards and checks, telephone pay to Customer Service Representatives for acceptance of credit cards and checks, Interactive Voice Response systems which completely automate the payment receiving process, and data warehousing that enable the storage and retrieval of all payment history from one location. These are all managed within a single comprehensive storage and retrieval system thereby providing the customer consolidated tracking and reporting of all payment types regardless of source or channel. Payment Data is the owner of the electronic bill payment portal, . Bills.com has the ability to transmit electronic payments to thousands of national billers. For additional information, visit www.paymentdata.com. Contact Michael Long for Investor Relations information at 210.249.4040 or email at [email protected]