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WorldPay partners with CellPoint to offer mPoint® mobile payments

19 April 2011

WorldPay today announced the launch of a mobile payment reseller program based on CellPoint Mobile's powerful mPoint® mobile payment solution. Through the new program on offer, WorldPay can now process any type of mobile payment, such as remote mobile payments, proximity, online and Point of Sale transactions.

CellPoint Mobile's mPoint® mobile payment solution allows WorldPay to tailor its offering specifically for seamless mobile payment services for the retail and transport industries. This includes off the shelf mobile services such as remote ordering and payment for Quick Services Restaurants to help reduce queues, complete ordering, the payment and issuing of tickets for transport such as air, bus and rail, as well as loyalty based solutions including couponing and rewards programs.

The announcement is the latest in a series of innovations in the mobile space which are now available to WorldPay customers. The company's portfolio will now include CellPoint Mobile's mPoint mobile payment solution, the mTicket® transport solution and mRetail® product suite, created to provide the optimum mobile payment service for consumers and passengers.

According to a recent report, the Yankee Group predicts that by 2014, the total global value of mobile payments transactions will reach $984 billion1.

Gabriel Hopkins, Head of eCommerce Products at WorldPay, comments: "WorldPay is dedicated to empowering our customers in the area of mobile payments by providing cutting-edge, effective solutions. We selected CellPoint Mobile based on its best in class mobile solutions and ability to provide our customers with a fast time to market using proven technology."

Kristian Gjerding, CEO of CellPoint Mobile, comments: "As a global leader in payment processing, WorldPay has seized the opportunity to spearhead the mobile payment channel. This means retailers and transport providers can offer a simple, secure way of payment through the consumer's preferred device - the mobile phone, providing value to their customers from the outset."

The Mobile Payment program is available and ready for use by retailers and transport companies now. For more information on the program, please contact: lochan.sim@worldpay.com.

1 - http://www.yankeegroup.com/about_us/press_releases/2011-02-14.html