Obopay Brings Convenient Mobile Payments to BlackBerry Users


Customers send, spend and receive money through BlackBerry smartphones with new Obopay application

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Obopay, Inc., the pioneering service provider for payments via mobile phones, today announced Obopay will be available for BlackBerry(R) smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM). 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(R) Address Book.

This service for Obopay users will be available this month from US carriers and at www.obopay.com.

About Obopay

Obopay, Inc. (www.obopay.com) is a pioneering service that lets consumers and businesses purchase, pay, and transfer money through any mobile phone using Obopay's mobile application, text message, mobile Web, widget, or Obopay.com. As the first mobile payment service created exclusively for the mobile phone, only Obopay works on any phone and any carrier to empower consumers and businesses with the convenience of mobile payments. Obopay is bringing mobile payments to more consumers through industry-first alliances and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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Source: Obopay, Inc.