London, Montreal, (September 23, 2015) — Optimal Payments (LSE AIM: OPAY), a leading global online payments provider, is delighted to announce that it has signed an agreement with IDC/Games, a games publisher that specialises in Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) free-to-play online games, for its newly-launched quick checkout solution NETELLERGO!TM.
NETELLERGO!TM is a flexible and easy-to-use online checkout page that provides ecommerce merchants with a no-chargeback-guarantee alternative payments solution. Through NETELLERGO!TM, IDC/Games allow their customers to use their preferred alternative payment type without requiring them to create a stored value account to complete their purchases. In addition to direct banking and voucher solutions, IDC/Games will be offering the NETELLER® stored value service as a global payment method on their checkout page.
“We’re delighted to announce our first partner, IDC/Games, for our NETELLERGO!TM solution,” commented Lorenzo Pellegrino, executive vice president of NETELLER® at Optimal Payments. “Optimal Payments helps online merchants conduct business anywhere in the world, easily and safely through our extensive payment network, and this is the initial agreement in an expected series of future partnership announcements in the gaming sector for NETELLERGO!TM.”
“IDC/Games receives over 6 million visits per month and it is crucial that our customers have access to a flexible and secure checkout solution which allows them to play online,” added Victor Lamas, CEO at IDC/Games. “NETELLERGO!TMmeets these needs, creates the opportunity to grow our business globally and enables us to connect with millions of gamers worldwide.”
IDC/Games specializes in the management of all the processes needed to launch games at an international level, in a single company.
IDC/ Games’ services include localization, globalization, online marketing and payment solutions, always taking into account all the particularities of each market and offering tailored solutions to their needs.
Currently, IDC/Games is working on some well-known MMO games like Habbo Hotel, BattleSpace, CroNix Online, Korner 5, Ragnarök Online, Jagged Alliance Online and Berserk: The Cataclysm.
IDC/Games is owned by the Nvia Group. With offices in more than 17 countries and headquarters in Madrid, Santiago de Chile, Singapore and Johannesburg, the Nvia Group has accumulated more than 15 years of experience in IT environments. All its tools and technologies have been developed in-house in order to cater to business needs. Our advanced technologies include AdServer, emailing services, browser technology and SDK, payment solution services, amongst others.
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About Optimal Payments Plc
Optimal Payments is a global provider of online payment solutions, trusted by businesses and consumers in over 200 countries and territories to move and manage billions of dollars each year. Merchants use the NETBANX® platform and services to simplify how they accept credit and debit card, direct-from-bank, and alternative and local payments; and the NETELLER® service to increase revenues and capture new customers. Consumers use the multilingual and multicurrency NETELLER and Net+® Card stored-value offering to make secure and convenient payments. Optimal Payments completed the acquisition of Skrill Group in August 2015, a leading digital payments business providing digital wallet solutions and online payment processing capabilities in addition to pre-paid online vouchers and invoice and instalment payment services through its Skrill, paysafecard and payolution brands. Optimal Payments Plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM, with a ticker symbol of OPAY. Subsidiary company Optimal Payments Ltd is authorised and regulated as an e-money issuer by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 900015).
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Optimal Payments Press Office
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Optimal Payments Plc
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