Fonix Mobile plc (“Fonix”), the UK focused mobile payments and messaging company enabling businesses to charge users’ mobile bills and send users SMSs via their Carrier today announces that it has undertaken a secondary placing and sought admission of its entire issued ordinary share capital to trading on AIM, the London Stock Exchange’s growth market.
Founded in 2006, Fonix allows mobile network operators to provide additional services in the form of Carrier Billing, SMS Billing, Messaging and Voice Shortcodes. Fonix has over 100 Clients including ITV, Bauer Media, BT, Global and BBC Children in Need across a range of multi-billion pound sectors such as media, gaming, charity, ticketing and digital services.
The company will be admitted to trading on AIM at 8.00am on Monday 12th October 2020.
Rob Weisz, Chief Executive of Fonix Mobile plc commented:
“We are delighted to announce the proposed Admission to AIM of Fonix. Admission to AIM will help raise the profile of the Company as we look to deliver on our growth ambitions.
We continue to deliver on our growth strategy by supporting our clients to drive transactions that occur on the platform and expanding on the content and services provided from both existing and new Clients.
We would like to thank our existing shareholders for their ongoing support and welcome our new shareholders at this exciting time for the Company
We would also like to thank all of our staff and partners who have supported the business over the last few years. This is a really exciting step for the business which will further our ability to provide high quality products and support to our partners.”
UK focused new business development role to position Dynamic Mobile Billings’s billing products and services.
Portfolio includes Direct Carrier Billing (PayForIt), SMS & Voice Short Codes, Credit Card, Voice & IVR.
Applicants will ideally have a working knowledge and contacts within identified key sectors for growth. These sectors include – Charities, Broadcast and Media, Society Lotteries, Ticketing, Parking, Hospitality, Gaming and e-commerce.
UK – Flexible (home based). Travel to company offices (Birmingham HQ), client, partner or event locations being expected in order to support your role success.
Dynamic Mobile Billing (DMB) is an established, technology focused payment solutions business with global offices and operations.
Find more details about the role and how to apply HERE. Closing date: 15th March
Independent game developer and publisher, Playwing has partnered with SLA Digital to enable direct carrier billing payments for their gaming platform across the Middle East and Asia.
Playwing has launched their service with SLA Digital in Myanmar and Iraq and are planning additional carrier billing rollouts over the next few months.
“Playwing’s focus is to make our games available to as many people as possible and carrier billing is key to enabling this. The payment option allows customers to easily access our premium content by using their mobile phone bill.” Said Florian Gheorghe, Relations Manager. “We are delighted to have partnered with SLA Digital as they have a wealth of carrier billing experience and key mobile operator connections.”
“Direct carrier billing offers gaming companies like Playwing the opportunity to monetise customers through a simple and secure mobile payment channel. We are delighted to have partnered with Playwing as we continue to bring fresh and exciting premium content to Mobile Operator customers.” Commented Ashley O’Kane, Head of Marketing at SLA Digital.
SLA Digital is an international Digital Services company delivering innovative solutions such as Direct Operator Billing to Mobile Network Operators and Content Partners globally in order to drive additional revenue streams for all participants. SLA’s team of experienced mobile specialists operate worldwide serving significant operator and content partners throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Playwing is owned by the founders of Ubisoft and is dedicated to bringing high-value propositions to gamers, game publishers, phone manufacturers and advertisers.
SLA Digital Signs Global Framework Agreement with Telenor Group to Deliver Digital Content via Direct Carrier Billing
SLA Digital and Telenor Group, one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications service providers, have signed a global framework agreement making SLA Digital a delivery agent for digital content to a number of Telenor subsidiaries across Europe and Asia.
The agreement offers Telenor subsidiaries access to SLA Digital’s ecosystem of local and international content that their customers can access via direct carrier billing. SLA Digital’s diverse ecosystem of merchants,including global brands,offers both one-off and subscription content across verticals including gaming, video-on-demand and music streaming.
SLA Digital is live with Telenor Myanmar, with other subsidiaries following imminently. Telenor’s customers in Myanmar now have access to more digital content that they can charge directly to their mobile phone bill.
Nic Stirk, CEO of SLA Digital commented, “We are pleased to have partnered with Telenor Group in order to leverage our key relationships with global and local merchants. Our engagement with Telenor is an important step for us as it allows us to provide their customers with key value added services whilst continuing to extend our footprint.” Nic continued, “We are proud to have partnered with an innovative mobile operator like Telenor Group and look forward to embracing future opportunities.”
We like to offer our members a chance to Network and do new business when possible. This helps create opportunities for collaboration and new business within the Industries in which we work .
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