PaymentOne phone-enabled payments has kicked off its Android Payment Solution and Android Developer SDK as an extension of its core Mobile Payments Platform. This lets users click and use their mobile phone number to securely pay for applications, in-game extras, and related digital services through a convenient feature on their mobile phone. Consumers experience a quick, seamless payment solution without the delay of exiting the application or game, and unlike alternatives, no credit card, pre-registration or account signup is required.
PaymentOne phone-enabled payments has made available its “AnyPhone” for dating and is the Payment Industry Sponsor for “iDate 2011” business dating trade show. The “AnyPhone” carrier-based payment solution provides the online dating industry payment with an effective way to increase the paying customer base for subscriptions and one-time payments. In doing, so it allows users to charge to their mobile, landline or broadband bills. PaymentOne Corporation is the global leader in phone-enabled payments for landline and mobile carrier billing, and one of the world’s fastest growing and profitable Payment Services Providers.
PaymentOne has introduced its “AnyPhone” payment services that provide simple and secure options for online and mobile consumers to pay for their virtual currency, digital subscriptions, mobile applications and other online services from virtually any device. The “AnyPhone Network” enables over a billion worldwide consumers to have their common digital transactions, including their virtual currency on social media and/or subscriptions to their favorites online services, charged to their existing and trusted mobile, broadband or home phone bill. The “AnyPhone Network” is offered to large scale and emerging publishers, developers and merchants and is built for rapid deployment and customization with a small piece of auto-generated HTML code and highly customizable iframes.
First Data and CA-based mobile platform provider mFoundry have teamed up to work together to deliver mobile banking and payment services to mobile subscribers. mFoundry’s “Spotlight Financial Platform” is intended to provide the technology necessary to bring a wide array of financial services to U.S. and international markets. In the relationship, First Data plans to offer the full “Spotlight mBanking” solution to the financial institution community. As a component of this relationship, First Data’s STAR Network and mFoundry expect to offer mobile banking opportunities to more than 5,400 financial institutions, giving STAR member organizations the ability to offer those capabilities to their customers in an easy, cost-effective way.
The contactless push in the U.S. gained even more momentum as First Data confirms it has made a strategic investment in ViVOtech. FDC will also deploy ViVOtech’s collection of emerging technologies such as “Near Field Communication” terminals and mobile commerce enablement. Currently, ViVOtech has more than 250,000 units in 22 countries. The Company was the first vendor to deliver stand-alone contactless readers for “MasterCard PayPass” customers. FDC’s investment will come in the form of the company’s participation as lead investor in ViVOtech’s Series C round of financing. FT Partners acted as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to ViVOtech and its Board of Directors in this transaction.