PlaySpan Launches In-App Mobile Payments for Android

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Jun 24, 2012 (5 years and 24 days ago)

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PlaySpan L
aunches In
-
App Mobile Payments
for Android


UltimatePay Mobile brings global payments and virtua
l
currency based micropayments to
leading phone platforms


Santa Clara, Calif.

November 11, 2010


P
laySpan today announces the launch of
Ultimat
ePay Mobile, a virtual currency and
microp
ayments monetization widget
for
leading smartphone platforms. The initial
private beta
launch will
support
HTML5
,
designed to
work on all
Android* smartphones, as well as
Nokia phones with
W
ebRuntime installed
.


P
laySpan’s new UltimatePay product
tracks virtual currency balance and
provides each
user the ability to top
-
up and view transaction history. The monetization solution at
launch for HTML5 also provides a payment widget that allows for easy integration by
de
velopers and the abilit
y to set pricing in the widget with a complete PCI Level 1 and
SAS
-
70 Compliant full service Monetization
-
As
-
A
-
Service (MaaS) platform


The in
-
game monetization space is heating up rapidly
and a r
ecent report from Flurry
finds

that i
n
-
app
reve
nues are exceeding advertising by a significant four to one margin.


“With our mobile payment widget, developers now have a proven micropayments
platform that brings a one
-
click payments experience to mobile users without them ever
having to leav
e the game,” said Karl Mehta, CEO of PlaySpan. “Our mobile payments
provides connectivity to 90+ payment methods across 180 countries including mobile
carrier payments with 70+ Carriers worldwide.”


“UltimatePay on mobile give us the tools we need to creat
e an effective monetization
channel for our platform,” said Jim Mitchell, CEO of FUHU. “
UltimatePay’s simple
integration gave our customers a simple and convenient payment solution, with
numerous payment options and price points across multiple countries a
nd carriers.
Playspan continues to provide great support and strong operational and financial
quality."


PlaySpan has made several strategic
investments in 2010 to help developers realize
greater revenue potential from
in
-
app mobile payments
. The company h
as also
formalized several major partner announcements in recent weeks with global brands
such as Ubisoft, Square Enix, NCsoft, Sanrio Digital and numerous others.


*Android® is a registered trademark of Google, Inc


About PlaySpan, Inc.



PlaySpan™ is the global leader in monetization
platform
for more than 1,000 online
games, social networks, and online videos. PlaySpan's patent
-
pending Monetization
-
as
-
a
-
Service™
(MaaS)
platform enables publishers and developers to generate new
revenue str
eams and grow ARPU.

PlaySpan’s Monetization
-
as
-
a
-
Service™ with its global payments product,
UltimatePay™ delivers over 85 global payment methods in 180 countries including credit
cards, PayPal, mobile payments, and PlaySpan’s ULTIMATE GAME CARD
®
, the #1
s
elling multi
-
game pre
-
paid card, available in over 50,000 retail locations across North
America and a growing list of countries worldwide.


PlaySpan is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Virginia, and Mumbai.
Investors include Easton Capital,
Menlo Ventures, Vodafone Ventures, Softbank Bodhi
Fund, STIC, and Novel TMT Ventures. The company has won over 13 major awards in
the past 3 years, was honored by Inc Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies
in its Inc 5000 list for 2010 and was
named to Business Insider’s prestigious Digital 100
for 2010.


For more information about PlaySpan, visit:
http://developer.playspan.com


Media Contact:

Eric Gonzalez

VSC Consulting (on behalf of PlaySpan)

415.2
72.0836

eric@vscconsulting.com