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2012-08-08 02:31:14

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Korean gift card provider, Galaxia Communications, to distribute the company's proprietary gift card products in convenience and discount stores across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/CL09221LOGO ) This partnership will allow Galaxia gift cards to be supplied to retailers and sold via...

2012-07-27 14:21:00

PITTSBURGH, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WRL.com, LLC (WRL), a leading provider of payment association branded corporate reward, incentive and loyalty prepaid debit cards, today announced the commercial availability of a Canadian reward and incentive solution, the WRL Canada Visa® Card, issued by Peoples Trust Company in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The WRL Canada Visa Card is currently available for purchase by corporate customers for issuance to their Canadian-based employees,...

2012-07-24 14:23:10

PITTSBURGH, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GiftCards.com, the industry leader for online gift cards, today announces the issuance of groundbreaking patents covering the secondary gift card market and the prepaid account market. United States Patents Nos. 8,152,060 and 8,152,061 were issued on April 10, 2012. These patents cover the process of buying and selling prepaid gift accounts directly and indirectly, mitigating the fraud issue in the market. These patents are part of a larger set...

2012-07-24 02:24:33

PASADENA, Calif., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wipit, Inc. (www.wipit.me) announced today the launch of its web payment service as a complement to its existing mobile in-app payment service. Wipit's web payment offering enables e-commerce websites (including traditional web, mobile web, and WAP websites) to accept prepaid cash payments, enabling merchants to sell and market to the over 60 million unbanked and underbanked consumers in the US alone. (Photo:...

2012-07-23 02:27:26

SEATTLE, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With Smart TV apps quickly gaining popularity and continued strong growth of the Android mobile platform worldwide, publishers and developers are looking for new ways to monetize content. But online registration and credit card number entry requirements can deter potential customers. boxPAY, a mobile payment provider that serves web merchants, game developers and e-businesses worldwide, enables in-app and subscription payments with a new Smart...

2012-07-19 10:25:21

With 25 Percent of American Cell Phone Subscribers Already Prepaid, Same Experts Who Called the Trend Correctly Two Years Ago See Continued Growth Propelled by Smartphones, Data, and the Demand for Flexibility WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the growth in smartphones and wireless data services, will the prepaid wireless market in the U.S. keep expanding? With the major milestone reached of one out of four U.S. cell phone subscribers already switching to...

2012-07-18 02:29:42

CINCINNATI, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, presents the second webinar in its Vantiv Insight Series, "The Case for Prepaid" today from 12 noon - 1:00 pm EDT. Industry experts, Ed Paciolla, Vice President, Prepaid Products at Vantiv and Ken Paterson, Head of Research Operations at Mercator, will explore the growing demand for...

2012-07-17 10:25:25

2009 NMRC Survey Correctly Predicted "Tipping Point" Shift to Current Level of 1 Out of 4 Wireless Customers on Prepaid; Experts Back Again to Answer the Question - What Will It Take to Get to 1 Out of 3? WASHINGTON, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that prepaid/no-contract subscribers account for a record one out of four wireless cell phone customers in the U.S., the experts who have been predicting this trend for three years will hold a phone-based news conference Thursday...

2012-07-17 02:25:52

ATLANTA, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, announced today the launch of its prepaid commercial products line in Brazil. InComm will offer prepaid products from a variety of entertainment brands via partnerships with game retailers Rock Laser Games and Geek.Etc.Br by Livraria Cultura, and with bookstore Saraiva, with plans to expand its product line by forging new partnerships with more retailers popular with Brazilian...

2012-07-03 23:01:25

As the recession took hold of the economy, more Americans slipped below the poverty line and lost access to traditional banking services, including debit and credit card accounts. Many consumers switched to prepaid cards to continue accessing the convenience that plastic offers, giving the Prepaid Credit and Debit Card Providers industry a huge boost. As the economy turns around, more consumers are expected to return to traditional banking, but as even commercial banks begin offering prepaid...