MOL Partners with Sony Computer Entertainment to provide MOLPoints
|MOL Partners with Sony Computer Entertainment to provide MOLPoints|
|SINGAPORE, 12 l January 2016| MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd. (MOL), the operating company of MOL Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOLG), and a leading e-payment enabler for online goods and services in emerging and developed markets, has entered into a partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited, a Sony’s division which operates PlayStation® business in Asia, to provide MOLPoints as a payment option for consumers to top-up their PlayStation®Network (PSN™) account in order to purchase online games and content across PlayStation platform.
PSN users can now take advantage of MOL’s vast network of physical and online payment channels in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and many more Southeast Asia countries (to be added in the future) to obtain MOLPoints for their purchases of exclusive games and entertainment content. MOL provides easy access to PSN users as they can obtain MOLPoints via physical convenience stores like 7 -Eleven or with any mobile carrier air time and use the credits to purchase PSN prepaid vouchers. Mobile billing is another secure and convenient method for users to top-up their PSN account for immediate access to online content, especially when they are on the go.
The PlayStation®Store delivers unparalleled online gaming content and experience to PlayStation users, while the PlayStation®Plus provides exclusive membership benefits such as next-gen online multiplayer on PS4®. PlayStation®Plus members will receive free games every month, enjoy exclusive discounts, gain all priority access to special events and many other exclusive benefits.
MOL is a leading e-payment enabler for online goods and services in emerging and developed markets. MOL’s flagship product, MOLPoints is an online micropayment system used by gamers and online consumers to purchase online games, products and services.
MOL Global, Inc.’s Co- Chief Executive Officer Mr. Preecha Praipattarakul, said MOL is proud to offer MOLPoints as a payment option to PSN account users. “With the availability of MOL’s payment option for PSN account, users will now enjoy a fast, hassle-free and secure means of payment solution,”
“Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has 70 per cent market share for console games in Southeast (SE) Asia region and it is estimated to achieve 80 per cent by end of 2016 (Source: Newzoo and Superdata). We at MOL believe that by SCE embracing MOLPoints as its payment option to reach out to their growing number of PlayStation gamers (mostly non- credit card users), we believe SCE’s and our new as well as existing gamers in the region will benefit from this strategic partnership,” he said.
MOL has a distribution network of more than 970,000 locations in 11 countries and electronic distribution channels that cover prepaid card, carrier billing, accepts major credit cards and online banking from over 100 banks, further ensure broad coverage and usability. In addition, MOL’s popularity in Southeast Asian nations like Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines and Malaysia means that local Sony PSN members will have access to a familiar and well-trusted way of payment.
MOL AccessPortal Sdn. Bhd. (MOL) is one of Asia’s leading e-payment enabler for online goods and services. MOL is an MSC Malaysia Status Company that operates payments platform that connects consumers with digital content providers, telecommunications service providers and online merchants by providing a vast network of payment channels that accept cash and online payment methods. Our physical distribution network comprises more than 970,000 locations in 11 countries across 4 continents. We also have mobile payment channels, electronic distribution channels that accept major credit cards and online banking from over 100 banks. MOL was recognized as one of Asia Pacific’s fastest growing technology companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific Awards 2010. MOL is headquartered in Malaysia and has offices in 11 countries. For more information, please visit us at www.mol.com.
About MOL Global, Inc.
MOL Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:MOLG) is a leading e-payment enabler for online goods and services in emerging and developed markets. MOL operates a payments platform that connects consumers with digital content providers, telecommunications service providers and online merchants by providing a vast network of distribution channels that accepts cash and online payment methods. Its physical distribution network comprises more than 970,000 locations in 11 countries across 4 continents. The Company also has mobile payment channels, electronic distribution channels that accept major credit cards and online banking from more than 100 banks. For more information, please visit ir.mol.com
About Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited
Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Limited is a subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for sales and marketing activities of PlayStation®Network products in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.