Deezer, the international music streaming service and Mondia, a leading private mobile technology company, have signed an agreement that will see the deployment of direct carrier billing services in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates.
Mondia Pay, will connect Deezer to operator subscribers, as well as collecting payments via its new generation payment platform. Customers would benefit from subscribing to Deezer’s streaming service using the DCB platform quickly, conveniently and securely without using debit or credit cards. Mondia Pay connects to more than 50 operators in 33 countries, reaching more than 1 billion potential customers. Mondia Pay processes more than 13 billion transactions per year, with an average growth of 13% per month.
“This partnership is evident of Mondia Pay’s reach to be able to fulfil payment solutions and enable real digital experiences with global brands such as Deezer. This next generation platform provides a highly scalable, and secure payment gateway that both customers and service providers can trust. The ease of integration for service providers such as Deezer, positions Mondia Pay as an obvious partner of choice.” declared Simon Rahmann, CEO Mondia Pay.
“One of the main challenges we have to figure out in the region is how to deal with low levels of credit card penetration. The partnership with Mondia Pay lets us offer music fans an easy, secure and safe payment solution. In the end, it’s about trust. When music fans trust that their payments and money are safe, they can focus on enjoying the music they love, which is what we want.” added Tarek Mounir, CEO of Deezer MENAT