Mediatech integrates SOFORT payment service

13 October 2016
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Omni-channel gaming platform provider Mediatech Solutions has agreed a deal to integrate payment provider SOFORT GmbH to its pioneering omni-channel platform, IRIS.
The agreement will see SOFORT's innovative payment service available to Mediatech customers for the first time, significantly strengthening its offer to European clients.
As part of the deal, the strategic partnership will aid mutual growth across SEPA Europe. SOFORT's online and direct payment service is used by around 35,000 ecommerce merchants, serving end users in 13 European countries. It allows for seamless, swift and secure direct bank payments and will further bolster the range of payment services offered on the IRIS platform.
The deal will present SOFORT with opportunities for expansion in Spain, where Mediatech holds a market-leading position.
Daniel Graetzer, executive director of Mediatech Solutions, commented: "Mediatech is all about offering our customers complete flexibility, so adding SOFORT's widely-used payment service is yet another boost for our game-changing IRIS platform.
"Mediatech has considerably strengthened its offer to Malta-licensed and European-based operators in recent months, and we are excited to show off IRIS at EiG and SiGMA in the coming weeks."
Guenter Meessen, Director Sales Digital Products at SOFORT GmbH, added: "SOFORT's services are a perfect match for the gaming industry, where it is more important than ever that payments are processed quickly and securely. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Mediatech."
The news comes ahead of EiG, where Mediatech will be exhibiting alongside parent company R Franco Group on stand #207 between 18-20 October.
It has been a busy year for Mediatech, which was shortlisted at the prestigious EGR B2B Awards for best Multi-Channel Supplier of the Year. Last month the firm announced agreed a deal with Global Gaming Network, opening its services to the fast-emerging Cambodian market.