|By Business Wire||
|March 25, 2014 03:06 AM EDT||
Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing-based mobile payments, and sunhill technologies, a leader in European parking and mobile ticketing services, today announced a partnership to make direct carrier billing available worldwide for sunhill's services.
sunhill technologies provides mobile solutions to customers seeking cashless alternatives for parking. In partnership with Boku, customers looking for a simple, secure mechanism to pay for parking will enjoy a seamless mobile transaction where their parking payment is billed directly to their mobile phone bill or deducted from their prepaid phone balance.
“Our mobile parking solutions offer a simple, pleasant customer experience,” said Matthias Mandelkow, CEO of sunhill technologies. “Direct carrier billing further simplifies that experience for our customers, offering the best combination of ease-of-use, security, and access and through our partnership with Boku we can offer our services worldwide.”
“Our carrier billing solutions have become a popular choice for merchants in many different industries, from online and mobile games to app stores to software, and streaming music,” said Jon Prideaux, Chief Business Officer for Boku. “Parking solutions from sunhill technologies electronify cash, creating a simple payment experience for consumers, a business model that is entirely complementary to our own.”
“Carrier billing is a natural fit for parking and other ticketed services,” continued Mr. Prideaux, “and we look forward to a fruitful partnership with one of the European leaders in the space.”
Boku, the leading direct carrier billing mobile payments company, brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together, creating a trusted, accessible platform for consumers, merchants, and carriers alike. Based in San Francisco with offices in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, Boku reaches nearly 4 billion consumers worldwide, across 68 different countries. Boku partners with global merchants including Facebook, Sony, and Electronic Arts. Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and venture capitalists fund Boku including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and NEA.
About sunhill technologies:
sunhill technologies GmbH is engaged in the development and establishment of mobile phone cashless payment methods in conjunction with leading German and European mobile technology companies. Since 2001, the company has been developing secure and convenient solutions for mobile payment and since then, in excess of two million customers in more than 150 locations all over Europe have been using sunhill payment systems. The company's many years of experience in development and practical application makes sunhill technologies a reliable and competent partner for customers, cooperation partners and local councils alike. sunhill technologies has taken on a pioneering role in the growth market of mobile payment in Europe, specializing in the mobile ticketing and parking by phone sectors. Leading German entrepreneurs and venture capitalists fund sunhill technologies including MIG, HTGF, KfW and Bayern Kapital.
Boku website: http://www.boku.com
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