PayOne Wins Prestigious Mobile Merit Award

Company Honored For Excellence in Global Mobile Industry

PayOne (, formerly PaymentOne Corporation, a global leader in mobile payments, today announced that the company has won the 2012 Mobile Merit Award for its excellence in mobile payment, billing and customer service. The Mobile Merit Awards recognize companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way the world communicates. These awards note the excellence and success achieved in the global mobile industry. This year’s winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor.

“It is so encouraging that there were so many strong mobile entries,” said Chuck Martin, Mobile Merit Awards judge, author of The Third Screen and CEO of Mobile Future Institute. “The finalists also showed that brands and mobile developers are continuing to innovate from last year’s contest.” Other category finalists/winners include Sprint, Novatel, Telcordia, CBS Interactive, Poynt, and Bravo Digital Network.

“This award is a testament to all the hard work, quality and dedication of our people — we’re thrilled to be given this honor. Our vision is to enable all consumers worldwide to participate in the digital economy by providing a safe, secure and convenient mobile payment capability. We thank our mobile carrier and merchant partners for working with us to bring this vision to a reality,” said Brad Singer, executive vice president at PayOne.

PayOne’s Mobile payment services and PayOne Global Carrier Network™ (PGCN) are available to merchants worldwide, connecting over 4 billion consumers with merchants in over 80 countries across 1200 operators. PayOne’s solutions span virtual currency and goods, digital services, mobile in-app purchasing and remote convenience purchases such as city parking or movie tickets.

About Mobile Merit Awards
The Mobile Merit Awards recognizes companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way the world communicates today. Through nominations the Mobile Merit Awards notes the excellence achieved in the global mobile industry. These bi-annual awards are presented to outstanding companies, individuals and technologies from each sector within the mobile arena for work of the greatest likely impact on the market. For more information visit:

About PayOne
PayOne is the global leader in mobile payments and carrier billing, making it easy and convenient for consumers to charge digital purchases from any connected device to their mobile, broadband or home phone bills. Digital merchants, publishers and content providers have leveraged PayOne’s carrier network of more than 1200 telecom operators in 80 countries – reaching over 4 billion consumers and 10 billion connected devices – to generate more than $5 billion in new incremental revenue. PayOne’s ability to deliver the highest monetization for its merchants and its first rate customer service have earned the company the lowest client churn rate in the business. Previously called PaymentOne, PayOne is profitable, privately held, and is based in the Silicon Valley. For more information, visit

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