Seattle-based mPoria has integrated PayPal’s automated mobile payment service into mPoria’s GoMobile! m-commerce platform. PayPal will be the third-party provider and mobile commerce payment mechanism within GoMobile!, acting as a mobile web wallet that enables consumers to pay for merchandise purchased over their mobile phone using a credit card, banking account or stored balance on their PayPal account. PayPal’s mobile payment technology will be integrated within the mPoria GoMobile! platform and receive prominent positioning when users purchase retail goods from merchants with mobile shopping sites powered by mPoria. mPoria is a provider of mobile commerce solutions.
Seattle-based mPoria has launched its “GoMobile!” m-commerce service enabling retailers to sell physical products via mobile channel. Retailers are able to build their own company-branded mobile shopping site without the need for an in-house development team; merchants simply use a wizard to establish a site and within 30 minutes of set-up, mPoria launches the site to millions of U.S. consumers with mobile devices. Industry research firm Telephia reports in 2006 alone sales from m-commerce jumped more than 40%, increasing from $1.8 billion to $2.6 billion. mPoria is a provider of mobile commerce solutions in North America.