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2011-05-18 08:30:00

ATLANTA, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InComm, the leader in sales and marketing of prepaid products and innovator of transaction processing, is entering into a partnership with K-VA-T, a Virginia-based grocery store chain with locations in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee. Beginning this month, InComm's prepaid solutions, which include both closed and open loop gift card products, are featured in all 106 K-VA-T locations. "InComm is dedicated to providing our partners with the highest...

2011-05-17 06:00:00

DALLAS, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent advances in hardware and software for the utility industry have made it possible for electric service providers to receive payments before electricity is consumed. Such prepaid accounts provide many benefits to the utility and its consumers, and, because they can be integrated seamlessly with existing systems, are relatively easy to implement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110126/SF35872LOGO-a ) Midstate Electric Cooperative, based...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, the leading provider of prepaid and financial payment products, has announced the winners of the company's fifth annual Hawk Awards. Each year, the Hawk Awards recognize exceptional achievement among companies and individual leaders in the prepaid arena. "The Hawk Awards are an opportunity for us to recognize our partners for their outstanding achievement and valuable contribution to the prepaid industry," said Talbott...

2011-05-13 00:00:28

Consumers in the U.S., Canada and the UK can support family members with iSend payments in more than 60,000 retail locations and online. Middlebury, CT (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 iSend, a leading U.S. electronic payment service for people who support family members in other countries, announced today the expansion of its service into Canada and the United Kingdom. Canadian and UK consumers can now use iSend to assist family members internationally by topping-up cell phones, paying recurring...

2011-05-10 10:48:00

LAS VEGAS, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eCommLink, a leading value-added prepaid debit processor, announced today the appointment of Oscar Mota to Chief Operations Officer. In this expanded role, Mr. Mota is charged with leading both the software development division and the planning, implementation and client delivery groups at eCommLink. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081015/LAW012LOGO) "eCommLink has a lot of great things happening, from our international expansion to our...

2011-05-02 14:16:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced that two of the company's leading programs won top honors at the Paybefore Awards held on March 7, 2011. The Kroger One Stop Card Shop Holiday Mega Event was named Best in Category in the Best Third-Party Prepaid Product Retailer category. Blackhawk Network's PayPower was named a finalist in the Best General Purpose...

2011-04-18 12:47:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FNDS3000 Corp (OTCQB: FDTC), an international prepaid processing company currently introducing electronic payment solutions to the South African market, today announced its financial results and an operational update for the second fiscal quarter and six months ended February 28, 2011. For the quarter ended February 28, 2011, revenues were $545,951, an increase of $456,537 (or 510.6%) from $89,414 for the second quarter of fiscal 2010....

2011-04-08 11:06:00

LONDON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The team at PCS rounded off an impressive few months with recognition at the 2011 Prepaid365 Prepaid Card Awards by winning the Best International Prepaid Card category. The first of its kind in France the product has received widespread media coverage and consumer interest since its inception. The PCS MasterCard launched in December 2010 has been developed specifically for the unbanked and underbanked demographic however the demand for the product...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

Wipit Provides a Mobile E-Commerce Solution for the Cash-Preferred Customer. See it. Want it. Wipit. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 Allegro Systems LLC announced today the launch of wipit (http://www.MyWipit.com), a mobile payment service that offers consumers a seamless, secure payment platform that allows them to use their payment method of choice across mobile applications. For developers, wipit offers the rewards of those transactions by creating revenue streams on a simple and...

2011-04-04 08:49:00

Consumers Union Offers Tips On Minimizing Bank Account & Prepaid Card Fees SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most prepaid cards charge higher fees than basic checking accounts offered by the top five banks in the U.S., according to a new analysis released today by Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports. While some banks are beginning to charge news fees, Consumers Union found that consumers will save money and enjoy stronger protections...


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