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[August 28, 2014]

Ingenico Mobile Solutions enables First Data to introduce a secure mPOS solution in India

BOSTON --(Business Wire)--

ROAM (www.roamdata.com), part of Ingenico Mobile Solutions and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, announced today that it has partnered with First Data- the global leader in payment technology and services solutions, to introduce an innovative mPOS solution into the Indian market.

Leveraging ROAM's mobile platform and Ingenico's global EMV expertise, First Data India has launched its own fully branded chip and PIN mPOS solution. This new mPOS offering enables merchants in India to accept payments on the go, while incorporating the unmatched flexibility, best-in-breed security, and user friendliness of ROAM's RP750x cloud-based chip and PIN mPOS card reader.

ROAM's unique white label solution allows mPOS players to reduce time to market with their own custom-branded payment solutions, in order to provide merchants with a powerful set of features (device management, device application upgrades, a robust and easy to use device configuration, etc.).

"We are very pleased to support First Data India in the deployment of mPOS solutions in India," said Sunith Menon, Managing Director of Ingenico India. "It illustrates our positioning as a facilitator for new players in mobile payment, and our capacity to leverage on Ingenico Group customers to deploy innovative soutions across new geographies."


"As one of the leading acquirers in the country, we believe that mPOS provides a strong solution for on-the-go payments and for smaller merchants in India. Being a new technology that facilitates financial transactions, we needed a superior product from a trusted partner, able to offer global expertise as well as a strong local presence," stated Nitish Asthana, General Manager First Data Acquiring Services "ROAM's EMV card reader device provides the security, ease of use and adaptability we needed to bring a reliable mPOS solution to Indian merchants."

About Ingenico Mobile Solutions

Ingenico Mobile Solutions is the global reference in mobile payment acceptance, providing secure, enterprise-level mobile Point of Sale solutions to more than 100,000 merchants worldwide. Our end-to-end mobile commerce platform enables merchants of all sizes to boost sales by deploying out-of-store payment solutions in addition to existing in-store solutions. Ingenico Mobile Solutions is part of the Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment.

Learn more at www.ingenico.com twitter.com/ingenico

About ROAM

ROAM, part of Ingenico Mobile Solutions, helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the technology environment. ROAM's "powered by" mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide to realize the benefits of using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry's first secure mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally.

Learn more at www.roamdata.com twitter.com/roamdata

About First Data

Around the world, every second of every day, First Data makes payment transactions secure, fast and easy for merchants, financial institutions and their customers. First Data leverages its vast product portfolio and expertise to drive client revenue and profitability. Whether the choice of payment is by debit or credit card, gift card, check or mobile phone, online or at the checkout counter, First Data takes every opportunity to go beyond the transaction. More information about the company is available on FirstData.com


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