Calling All Android Developers: Zong Offers Simple Monetization for Mobile Applications

1-Touch In-App Mobile Payments Solution Now Available to All

MENLO PARK, Calif.--()--Zong, the leading global mobile payments platform, today announced that its in-app mobile payments solution for Android is now out of private beta and available for all developers to use. The solution is the simplest available for developers to implement, and because of the optimized user experience, it generates higher conversions than any other payment process available today.

Developers only need to install the Zong SDK into their Android application. Once this is done, users can instantly access Zong's 1-touch payment flow. Users do not need to download anything and never need to register or log in; if they want to make a purchase from a participating merchant, all they have to do is tap one button. On the backend, Zong verifies the mobile user and clears the charge through the carrier.

“We are now able to provide all developers with a simple way to maximize revenue generation on Android,” said David Marcus, CEO of Zong. “Our private beta was a success and we know that our developer partners are happy with the open availability of our 1-touch mobile payment solution.”

“We joined the Zong Android beta and were impressed to find that our customers very quickly developed a preference for using the simple solution,” said Si Shen, co-founder and CEO of Papaya Mobile. “Over 50 percent of our paying customers choose Zong’s 1-touch solution, which is a testament to its ease-of-use and simplicity.”

Android developers can now use the Zong SDK to reach almost 3 billion mobile consumers in almost 50 countries with a 1-touch in-app payment experience.

About Zong

Zong is the leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Its frictionless payment experience converts shoppers into buyers at rates up to 10 times greater than traditional payment methods. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with unrivaled connectivity and service quality. Zong is the mobile payment provider for Facebook Credits and also works with hundreds of leading destination websites and mobile applications including Gaia Online, IMVU and Playdom. Reaching almost 3 billion mobile users, Zong provides localized payment capabilities in close to 50 countries in 21 languages. Zong is the only mobile payments platform that combines the high conversion rates of carrier billing with the low costs and flexibility of payment card networks. Zong is based in Menlo Park with offices in Paris and Geneva, and is backed by Matrix Partners, Advent Venture Partners and Newbury Ventures. For more information, please visit www.zong.com.

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