Mobetize Signs Letter of Intent to Provide Remittance Services in USA and Canada

BLAINE, Wash., March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mobetize Corp. (OTCBB:MPAY) is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with one of the world's largest Money Transfer Operators (MTO) to provide money remittance services in USA and Canada using Mobetize's mobile smartRemit solution for Telecoms. When completed this will allow Mobetize customers to make seamless mobile money transfers from within USA and Canada to over 150 different countries worldwide.

"We view this letter of intent as an endorsement of our global mobile money remittance capabilities. Telecom operators throughout the U.S. and Canada are eager to offer seamless mobile money remittance as part of their traditional service plan and we are pleased to have the opportunity through agreements such as this, to develop partnerships that can enhance the money transfer capability of telecoms," stated Ajay Hans, CEO of Mobetize.

The Mobetize integrated software suite is specifically designed for Telecom Operators, MNO's and MVNO's. The Company's Mobile Super Wallet enables telecom companies to integrate and offer mobile financial services with their existing custom telecom product offerings. Mobetize sees the smartRemit product as a key part in the Company's strategy to deliver a suite of Mobile Financial Services to Telecom clients. By launching enhanced mobile commerce offerings to their subscribers, telecom companies can increase their average revenue per user (ARPU) and customer loyalty while lowering churn and their customer service costs.

About Mobetize Corp.

Mobetize Corp. (MPAY) is a technology leader in mobile commerce payment solutions. The Company's smart solutions platform empowers its customers to increase ARPU and decrease churn while making unsurpassed improvement to customer retention. Mobetize solutions shift existing e-commerce to mobile with unrivaled simplicity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Mobetize's brand-able platform brings mobile devices secure and easy bill management, payments, recharge, domestic money transfers, international remittances, point-of-sale functionality and numerous other related technologies. Mobetize provides the industry's most complete mobile solutions platform to both telecommunications operators and payment gateways. For more information, visit

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