CHARGE Anywhere(R) Releases the First Secure Mobile Payment Application for Google(R)'s Android(TM)

Nov 06, 2009, 15:38 ET from CHARGE Anywhere

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- CHARGE Anywhere® LLC, a leading provider of secure mobile payment solutions and payment gateway services, announced today the release of CHARGE Anywhere for Android(TM), the first PCI PA-DSS validated Payment Application enabling Android(TM)-powered mobile phones to become card payment acceptance devices. It is now available through Android Market(TM) and at

Stressing the increased merchant demand for mobile payments processing, CHARGE Anywhere's President and CEO, Paul Sabella, said, "CHARGE Anywhere is positioned perfectly to enable mobile card acceptance and mobile payments with the imminent Android(TM) OS growth within the mobile phone marketplace. With T-Mobile® offering G1(TM) and myTouch(TM) and Sprint® offering HTC Hero(TM) Android(TM) smart phones, and Verizon Wireless® entering the market, Android is reshaping the mobile phone industry. As a leading provider of mobile payment applications and technology, CHARGE Anywhere immediately seized the opportunity to enable secure mobile payments on this revolutionary platform."

CHARGE Anywhere's mobile payment software and payment gateway solutions are supported by all major card processors allowing for seamless integration with your merchant account provider. Merchants can boost the power and efficiency of their mobile payments solutions by enabling back-office systems integration to accounting applications, such as QuickBooks®.

With a touch screen interface, CHARGE Anywhere® for Android(TM) enables merchants to quickly, easily and securely accept credit and debit card transactions at the point-of-sale or point-of-service -- anytime, anywhere. The software supports optional hardware such as a Bluetooth® printer with integrated card reader, which results in merchants paying the lowest possible credit card processing fees. Receipts can also be printed on the spot, while electronic signature capture eliminates the requirement for merchants to retain paper copies of signed receipts.

"A suite of APIs allows Independent Software Developers the opportunity to extend their applications and services with fully PCI compliant, brandable mobile card payment solutions," said John Coloe, VP of Corporate Development at CHARGE Anywhere.

CHARGE Anywhere's solutions are winners of the 2009 Best of Interop -- PCI Security Solution, and the 2009 Electronic Transaction Association Technology Innovation Award.

About CHARGE Anywhere: CHARGE Anywhere is the developer of proprietary Payment Card Industry PA-DSS certified CHARGE Anywhere® v2.0.0 Mobile Payment/POS software solution designed for QuickBooks®, Smartphones and POS Terminals, e-commerce, Web terminal and PCI DSS Level 1 compliant ComsGate® Payment Gateway. CHARGE Anywhere offers business partners and customers the most secure and robust selection of industry specific and customized payments solutions and services, including: IP/Wireless Payment Gateway, POS software, Encryption and Data Security Services, Closed Loop Card Management and Merchant Billing Services. For more information contact them at, or (800) 404-2014.

©2009 CHARGE Anywhere, LLC. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names referenced in this material are the property of their respective owners. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions. QuickBooks is a registered trademark and service mark of Intuit Inc. in the United States and other countries. CHARGE Anywhere is designed for use with QuickBooks Financial Edition Pro, Premier, and Enterprise software only. G1 and T-Mobile G1 are trademarks of T-Mobile, USA, Inc. myTouch, myTouch 3G, and the myTouch 3G design are trademarks of T-Mobile, USA, Inc. SPRINT, the logo, and other trademarks are trademarks of Sprint. HTC Hero is a registered trademark of the HTC Corporation. Verizon Wireless is a trademark of Verizon Trademark Services, LLC