txtnation and Failsafe Team Up for Mobile Payments

txtNation and Failsafe Payments have announced an agreement that opens up an additional 70 new markets for Failsafes Certo Payment Gateways online mobile billing solution through a partnership with txtNation’s award-winning JunglePay service. The partnership enables merchants to increase sales by allowing customers to pay through their pre- or post-paid mobile phone account.

JunglePay offers a comprehensive API to enable merchants to create their own unique billing platform. Over 200 mobile operators who can be used to clear web payments are now live on Failsafe Payments’ platform. According to a 2008 study by Javelin Strategy and Research, over 75 per cent of consumers would prefer to add small online purchases to their existing telephone, broadband or mobile bills as an alternative to using credit or debit cards.

“Failsafe Payments adds a whole new dimension to txtNation’s, JunglePay service,” says txtNation CEO, Michael Whelan. “By interfacing JunglePay with Failsafe Payments’ Certo Payment Gateway, we bring a large network of mobile operators to bear across Certo Payment Gateway`s fantastic brand.”