BOGOTA, Colombia and SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a leading provider of award-winning, secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway solutions, announced today the signing of a mobile payment platform and software partnership with RBM/REDEBAN MULTICOLOR S.A. (RBM®), the largest network and payment processor and MasterCard Worldwide' s franchise manager for the country of Colombia.
Based in Bogota, Colombia, RBM will deploy CHARGE Anywhere's mobile payment acceptance technology (mpos) that will enable local merchants of all sizes to accept electronic payment transactions via smartphones using the Android™, Apple® or BlackBerry® operating systems. The mobile application, to be deployed in Spanish, will support EMV, credit, debit and private card electronic payments, as well as NFC payments in support of the first in-country certification given to RBM by MasterCard® Worldwide earlier this year to process PayPass® contactless payment transactions within Colombia.
"At RBM we are committed to the people of Colombia, to our stakeholders and we continue to invest, implement and maintain the most modern, secure and efficient payment systems within the region. We see mobile payments (mpos) as a mission-critical tool to bridge the gap for electronic payment acceptance between the larger business owners capable of accepting electronic payments, and the many growing small and medium businesses established within the region. It is our goal at RBM to bring electronic payment acceptance to areas that the consumers and businesses in Colombia that have not previously benefited from electronic payments, and in support of the financial inclusion efforts for unbanked consumers by the National Government," said Mr. Valetin Echeverry, RBM's Vice President of Technology.
"Our Partner Banks will be able to offer their clients the RBM Mobile Payment Acceptance Solution powered by CHARGE Anywhere that will allow them to quickly and efficiently collect electronic payments at the point of sale or point of service, which supports our continued growth of consumer payment options of the issued credit and debit card products, while reducing the banks risk of card payment fraud and reducing the businesses risks of collecting and transporting cash," said Mr. Echeverry.
"RBM has a history of growth through technology and innovation within the unique region of Colombia and CHARGE Anywhere is honored to have been selected as RBM's partner for their next phase of growth. Our ComsGate® platform accommodated for the intricacies of the Colombian transaction sets, currency, Spanish language, wireless networks and mobile devices, while delivering the very highest PCI data security standards expected by such a demanding and leading entity as RBM, is a testament to the comprehensive strength of our technology...and our people," said Oscar Munoz CHARGE Anywhere's Executive Vice President and Vice President of International Business Development.
"After a successful and carefully crafted proof-of-concept, we look forward to the full deployment of our award winning, best-of-breed mobile payment technology in the Colombian market," said Oscar Munoz.
CHARGE Anywhere was voted the 2011 Mobile Solution Provider of the Year by their peers at the 5th Annual Mobile Banking and Emerging Technology Summit, hosted by Bank Technology News. RBM received the 2010 MasterCard Acquirer Innovation Award for their Celucompra mobile payments solution and, was just recognized as one of the best national companies to work with in Latin America and within the Top 25 in Colombia by GREAT PLACE TO WORK.
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About RBM / REDEBAN MULTICOLOR S.A.: RBM/REDEBAN MULTICOLOR S.A. was established on April 14th, 2000. It is dedicated to provide technical and administrative services of implementation or support of banking automation; electronic funds transfer; to expand, promote and to make more efficient and safe system of credit cards, debit cards or other access device.
About CHARGE Anywhere: CHARGE Anywhere is the developer Payment Card Industry PA-DSS certified CHARGE Anywhere® v2.0.0 Mobile Payment/POS software solution designed for use with Smartphones, Tablets, POS Terminals and e-commerce, Web terminal and PCI DSS Level 1compliant ComsGate® Payment Gateway services. CHARGE Anywhere offers the most secure and robust selection of industry specific and custom payments solutions and services, including: Payment Gateway, Mobile Payment Applications, POS software, End to End Encryption and Data Security Services, Closed Loop Card Management and Merchant Billing Services. For more information visit them at http://www.chargeanywhere.com, or (800)211-1256.
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