Fiserv and Popmoney honored for the most innovative delivery of a
service via the mobile channel at the Mobile Money Global Awards
Popmoney named Best Mobile Payment service at the Mobile Excellence
Both awards recognize the significant and unique value of the network
of 2,000 banks and credit unions through which Popmoney is available
BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services
technology solutions, today announced that its Popmoney®
person-to-person (P2P) payments service has taken top honors at both the
Mobile Money Global Awards and the Mobile Excellence Awards. Both awards
recognized the potential of Popmoney to transform personal payment
habits as consumers move away from paper-based cash and check payments
toward electronic payments initiated via email or text, as well as the
service's powerful delivery model via a network of 2,000 U.S. banks and
credit unions and Popmoney.com.
Mobile Money Global Awards
Fiserv received the Innovation in Mobile Value-Added Services award at
the Mobile Money Global Awards in recognition of Popmoney. The awards,
presented during the Mobile Money & Digital Payments Summit in Dubai,
celebrate organizations that have worked to establish and deploy
successful mobile money programs across the world. The shortlist was
chosen by the Mobile Money Global Advisory Board and the finalists were
chosen via an open polling of international industry professionals. The
Innovation in Mobile Value-Added Services award recognizes a company
that has been most innovative in developing new services and finding new
ways to deliver them via the mobile channel.
Mobile Excellence Awards
Fiserv also received the Best Mobile Payment award for Popmoney at the
prestigious cross-industry Mobile Excellence Awards in Marina del Rey,
Calif. These awards recognize industry excellence in all segments of the
mobile ecosystem, from mobile business to mobile entertainment. The Best
Mobile Payment award honors a company that has developed an outstanding
mobile payment solution with the winner being chosen based on strategic
initiative, impact of technology used in the industry, creativity, ease
of use and reach, and execution and proven success in the market.
"With so many third-party providers entering the person-to-person
payments market, it's important for financial institutions to offer and
promote their own personal payment options," said Marc West, senior vice
president, Electronic Payments, Fiserv. "Our research continues to show
that the majority of consumers prefer to make these types of payments
using their bank account. Popmoney positions our financial institutions
clients to stay competitive in this new environment, enabling their
customers to use their computer or a mobile device to pay each other
using their existing bank accounts."
Popmoney is currently available via a network of 2,000 U.S. banks and
credit unions and at Popmoney.com.
Mobile apps are also available for Apple®, Android™ and
Windows Phone® devices. With Popmoney, consumers can send
money to and receive money from friends, family and others they know or
owe using their existing bank account. The service requires that users
have a U.S.-based bank account.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) is a leading global technology provider
serving the financial services industry, driving innovation in payments,
processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel
management, and business insights and optimization. For more
information, visit www.fiserv.com.
Director, Public Relations
Public Relations Manager
Source: Fiserv, Inc.
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