Aircharge introduces credit card payments processing for Blackberry
20 July 2006 | 4298 views | 0
Source: Pipeline Data
Pipeline Data Inc. (OTCBB: PPDA) announced today that its subsidiary, AIRCHARGE has released a solution for mobile merchants to accept credit card payments over their BlackBerry (NASDAQ: RIMM) wireless devices.
AIRCHARGE credit card payment devices are used by merchants to accept payments for limousines, furniture delivery, trade shows, flea markets and other types of mobile environments where access to standard phone lines is limited, expensive, or simply not available. The AIRCHARGE JavaME software for wireless payment processing is certified to operate on the Nationwide Sprint (NYSE: S) PCS Network using the BlackBerry 7130e and the BlackBerry 7250 Powered by Sprint, as well as the Nextel National Network using the BlackBerry 7100i and the BlackBerry 7520, powered by Nextel. The new AIRCHARGE software and latest version of AirPro swipe/printer includes upgrades to the credit card reader, printing speed and battery life.
"We are delighted to have selected BlackBerry devices to be a part of our supported phone and PDA lineup. The addition of BlackBerry devices expands the market for our product offerings and enables the large and growing number of mobile business owners who utilize the BlackBerry solution to experience the convenience, savings and security of accepting credit card payments wirelessly," stated Robert Wallace, co-president of AIRCHARGE.
The AIRCHARGE payment processing software can be loaded onto the customer's BlackBerry over-the-air (OTA) and is compatible with virtually any merchant processing account.