ptp20140416008 Technologie/Digitalisierung, Produkte/Innovationen

valuephone, VeriFone push NFC mobile payments

Partnership to target the market for NFC-enabled mobile payments

VeriFone H5000 payment terminal NFC enabled by valuephone
VeriFone H5000 payment terminal NFC enabled by valuephone

Berlin/Bad Hersfeld (Germany) (ptp008/16.04.2014/08:00) German technology services provider valuephone and electronic payment systems provider VeriFone have announced a partnership to target the mobile payment market on basis of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. VeriFone integrates the valuephone System in its NFC-compatible hybrid-terminal H5000. The new terminal H5000 is the next generation of the payment terminal "Artema" is the mostly used payment terminal in Germany at present.

This cooperation enables every retailer, to offer its customer the valuephone services Mobile Couponing and Mobile Payment with NFC smart phones and the NFC payment terminal H5000 from VeriFone. VeriFone's payment terminal is the ideal device for mobile loyalty activities due to its high speed and flexibility in processing. Now, in cooperation with valuephone, the mobile payment offering with VeriFone-Terminals are enlarged with additional mobile customer services like the established valuephone offers of mobile couponing and mobile payment as well as retention programs of collecting credit points or loyalty-cards, which can be processed with the comfortable NFC-technology.

"The cooperation with VeriFone expands extreme valuephone's customer basis for mobile couponing and mobile payment. Retailers can easier offer mobile loyalty services for NFC smart phones," says Stefan Krueger, General Manager valuephone GmbH.

"With its large mobile payment installments in the German retail market, valuephone has proved high customer acceptance and market penetration. We believe, our joint offer will be of benefit for many retailers who can realize new market opportunities," emphasis Markus Hövekamp, General Manager VeriFone Germany.

About valuephone
valuephone is the leading provider for Mobile Payment, Mobile Couponing and Mobile Loyalty. Basis is the valuephone '360 Degree Mobile Loyalty' platform solution. The valuephone GmbH, with headquarter in Berlin, Germany, has been founded in 2006 and has further locations in Schöneck (Germany, Saxony) and Pilsen (Czech Republic). About 50 IT experts develop innovative and standardized software solutions. The company is a pioneer concerning Mobile Loyalty Management and Mobile Payment in Germany.

Press contact
Norbert Eder
Head of Corporate Communications
Germany 10117 Berlin, Friedrichstr. 204
Phone +49 37464 8451-0
Mobile +49 151 26405707

Press contact VeriFone Deutschland
Susanne van Verre
(p) +49 (0)6621 84-611

Aussender: valuephone GmbH
Ansprechpartner: Norbert Eder
Tel.: 0151 26405707