TAMPA, FLORIDA–(Marketwire – May 9, 2012) – DISA Mission Partner Conference — Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced DoD-wide approval for the use of BlackBerry® 7 smartphones. Working with U.S. Army and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) sponsors and partners, BlackBerry 7 smartphones have undergone successful testing through Army labs leading to a subsequent listing on DISA’s Unified Communications Approved Product List (UCAPL).
The approval allows all DoD customers to use the following BlackBerry 7 smartphones on DoD networks:
- BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 (touch screen with keyboard)
- BlackBerry Torch 9810 (touch screen with slide out keyboard)
- BlackBerry Torch 9850 and 9860 (full screen touch screen)
- BlackBerry Curve 9360 (keyboard)
“The Army introduced a wide range of new apps and capabilities for their BlackBerry users last year, and these new BlackBerry 7 smartphones will now enable Army users, and all DoD users, to experience an even greater level of performance on new smartphones that include features such as voice activated universal search, Near Field Communications, Augmented Reality, and Social Feeds 2.0 just to name a few,” said Scott Totzke, SVP, BlackBerry Security Group at RIM. “RIM’s unwavering focus on security and RIM’s achievement of key security certifications including FIPS 140-2 validation and Common Criteria EAL4+ accreditation continue to be very important to many of our DoD and enterprise customers, but leveraging the full power of BlackBerry smartphones is also important as it helps them realize the full potential of their investment in the BlackBerry platform.”
For more information about BlackBerry 7 smartphones and features, please visit: www.blackberry.com/bb7.
PayAnywhere brings enterprise-grade mobile credit card processing solution backed by 24/7 customer support to BlackBerry smartphone users across the U.S.
NEW ORLEANS (International CTIA Wireless® 2012) and TROY, Mich. – MobilityWire® – May 8, 2012
PayAnywhere (www.payanywhere.com), a leader in mobile point of sale solutions, today announced availability of its highly anticipated mobile payment application and credit card reader for BlackBerry smartphones. With a complete set of mobile payments features, around the clock customer support and an online Merchant Portal, PayAnywhere is the most comprehensive mobile payment solution available in BlackBerry App World.
Vendors and merchants using BlackBerry smartphones can use PayAnywhere, the payment industry’s only enterprise-grade, no compromise, “pay-as-you-go” mobile payment solution suited for any merchant. Created after two decades providing credit card processing to merchants of all sizes, PayAnywhere’s mobile point of sale (POS) technology helps merchants improve cash flow, boost sales and help save money with keyed transactions.
“One in six U.S. smartphone users rely on BlackBerry, with the majority of them using their phones for business purposes,” said Marc Gardner, founder, president and CEO of PayAnywhere. “PayAnywhere is committed to helping business prosper by offering the most complete set of tools and features, simplifying the transaction process and arming merchants with business intelligence and enterprise-grade support. PayAnywhere has taken great care to ensure our app, payment service, online Merchant Portal and customer care address merchants’ payment needs so they can focus on growing their businesses.”
Setting up a PayAnywhere account is fast and easy. A merchant simply visits BlackBerry App World to download the free PayAnywhere app, and follows the in-app instructions to sign up for the payment service and to receive the free card reader accessory.
With PayAnywhere there are no hidden fees; no setup, monthly or cancellation fees. For smaller merchants, PayAnywhere also offers a pay-as-you-go pricing plan with no monthly minimum processing requirement. Merchants using PayAnywhere enjoy a low 2.69% transaction fee and the fastest payouts in the industry, with transaction funds typically deposited in merchant accounts within two business days.
The new PayAnywhere BlackBerry app includes:
- In-app ability to process sales, refunds, voids, pre-authorizations and forced transactions
- Easily accept credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover) transactions
- Send customer receipts by email with transaction details and merchant logo
- Adjustable settings for default tax and tip options
- Set up inventory catalog with categories and product images for easy and fast sales
- In-app sales tracking and reporting
- Free online Merchant Portal with access to detailed account activity
PayAnywhere supports more BlackBerry models than any of its competitors. Current supported BlackBerry models (OS 4.7 or later) include:
- Bold 9000 on AT&T
- Bold 9650 on Sprint
- Bold 9650 on Verizon
- Bold 9700 on T-Mobile
- Bold 9700 on AT&T
- Bold 9780 on T-Mobile
- Curve 2 8520 on T-Mobile
- Curve 2 8520 on AT&T
- Curve 2 8530 on Sprint
- Curve 2 8530 on Verizon
- Curve 2 8530 on U.S. Cellular
- Curve 3G 9330 on Verizon
- Curve 3G 9330 on Sprint
- Storm 2 9550 on Verizon
- Torch 9800 on AT&T
- Tour 9630 on Sprint
- Tour 9630 on Verizon
PayAnywhere is also available to merchants using iPhone®, iPad® and Android™. Merchants looking to accept mobile payments should visit PayAnywhere at www.PayAnywhere.com/accept-credit-cards for more details.
Visit PayAnywhere at CTIA WIRELESS® in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 8-10 in booth #4454.
Created by a multi-billion dollar credit card processing company with more than two decades of merchant payment processing experience, PayAnywhere is powering a payments revolution with its enterprise-grade, “pay-as-you-go” mobile payments system. PayAnywhere’s mobile point of sale (POS) technology combines the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise-grade features with 24/7 customer support. From billion dollar enterprises to the neighborhood garage sale, merchants of all sizes turn to PayAnywhere for highly secure, feature-rich, affordable mobile payments systems that expand and enrich their ability to conduct business. For more information visit www.payanywhere.com.
PayAnywhere is a registered trademark of PayAnywhere. iPad® and iPhone® are registered trademarks of Apple® Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. BlackBerry® is a property of Research in Motion Limited.
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