Globe Telecom : 2Go taps Globe to expand payment options

MANILA, Philippines Transportation company 2Go Travel has partnered with Globe Telecom Inc. to expand payment options for its customers.In a statement, Globe said 2Go has tapped Globe Business, the telco's enterprise information communications technology arm for the use of Globe Charge, a solution that transforms mobile phones into point-of-sale (POS) card terminals accepting debit and credit card payments. Globe Charge integrates a smartphone and a mobile card reader into a mobile POS unit, eliminating the need for traditional and more expensive card terminals.Through the solution, 2Go Travel can accept credit card payments from its customers, making transactions easier, thus promising a growth in its customer base. "We want to make traveling as smooth as possible for our customers and with Globe Charge, this makes payments options much easier and more accessible for a lot of them," 2Go Travel senior vice president Stephen Tagud said.For his part, Mike Frausing, Globe Business' senior advisor for enterprise and information technology enabled services group, said Globe wants to help 2Go Travel sustain its growth by expanding payment capabilities through Globe Charge. element-invisibleBusiness ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 "As the leading ICT enabler in the Philippines, Globe Business provides customers with the right technology, infrastructure, and know-how to help them focus on their business," he said.2Go Travel, one of the top sea and land transportation companies in the Philippines, was formed after the integration of two major shipping companies in the Philippines. In December 2010, Negros Navigation Inc.bought out the Aboitiz Transport Systems group which operated the SuperFerrypassenger brand. In 2011, both companies used the2GO brand across all business units, before finally changing the passenger brand to 2Go Travel.To know more about the solutions Globe Business offers, enterprises can visit www.globe.comph/business or contact a Globe Business Account Manager© Pakistan Press International, source Asianet-Pakistan

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