Blackberry users get m-payments option after Obopay tie-up
17 January 2008 | 3877 views | 0
Obopay, the pioneering service provider for payments via mobile phones, today announced Obopay will be available for BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM).
Customers send, spend and receive money through BlackBerry smartphones with new Obopay application
The new Obopay application for BlackBerry users provides fast, customizable access to Obopay's full suite of mobile payment services.
"The typical BlackBerry user epitomizes our need for convenience as professionals and consumers. This merges perfectly with Obopay's commitment to giving people everywhere expedient means to send and receive money and pay for goods and services," said Obopay Chief Executive Officer, Carol Realini.
Obopay takes full advantage of the BlackBerry wireless solution's features. With Obopay, users can send and receive money, check their balance and payment history, and purchase goods and services. The customized application gives users an elegant experience, including a simple mechanism for users to send money to individuals directly from their BlackBerry Address Book.
This service for Obopay users will be available this month from US carriers and at obopay.com.