iSend Continues Strides in March to Global Coverage with Cross-Border Electronic Payment Services

Sep 12, 2012, 09:00 ET from iSend LLC

MIDDLEBURY, Conn., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iSend, a leading U.S. electronic payment service for people who support family members in other countries, announced today a set of completed milestones that significantly extend its global service footprint for mobile phone top-up, cross-border bill payment and international gift card services.

People who originate international payments through iSend services can now do so in over 150,000 retail outlets. This includes a variety of convenience stores, supermarkets, check cashers and more dispersed throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. For the vast majority of people in these countries who support family members abroad, a reseller of iSend products and services is conveniently located nearby.

Those services can now deliver payments via iSend's direct relationships throughout the developing world. iSend's agreements with predominant mobile carriers, bill payment processors, and retail chains today extend throughout the Americas, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including the Indian subcontinent. This extensive footprint gives iSend customers immediate reach to family and friends, wherever they may live.

"International electronic payment services is a global business in the truest sense, and reach and coverage are essential to success," said Steve LaBella, president and CEO of iSend. "Thanks to the support of our investors, the global business community and our outstanding executive and sales teams, we've been able to make great strides in building a global network for tremendous competitive advantage and operational benefits."

About iSend
iSend is a leading international electronic payment service that provides unprecedented options for people who support family members in other countries. Customers control the use of the funds they transfer, including topping-up individual family members' prepaid cell phones, paying recurring monthly bills and sending gift cards for merchandise at specific stores. Transfers can be arranged for recipients located in 65 countries including Afghanistan, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burundi, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Ghana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Laos, Liberia, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, Uganda, United States, Uruguay and Vietnam. For more information, including the growing roster of retail locations and countries, visit

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Jan Sisko
Carabiner Communications