PayPay & LINE Pay mobile wallets in Japan for DAZNSource: RNS
13 October 2022
("Boku" or the "Company")
Boku adds Japan's PayPay and LINE Pay mobile wallets to another major streaming service, DAZN
Boku Inc (AIM: BOKU), a leading global provider of mobile payment solutions, is pleased to announce that it has added PayPay and LINE Pay mobile wallets in Japan for leading global sports streaming platform DAZN. With this launch, 50M+ users of PayPay and 40M+ users of LINE Pay will now be able to use their mobile wallet to subscribe to DAZN.
Boku is uniquely equipped to provide global merchants like DAZN with access to PayPay and LINE Pay, as the only international payments service provider connected to both. Adding PayPay and LINE Pay as payment options ensures that Japanese DAZN customers can utilize the payment method they prefer, with greater convenience and security than credit card payments. Today, 75% of Japanese consumers are using mobile wallets which is projected to reach 98.6% by 2025 (Juniper Research, 2021).
Mark Stannard, Chief Business Officer, Boku, commented, "We are thrilled to see both PayPay and LINE Pay go live as payment options for DAZN because our merchants always see more growth whenever local payment options are added."
Manabu Yamada, Executive Vice President, DAZN Japan Investment GK, said: "Providing our fans with as many payment options as possible with the fastest, most convenient, and safest payment types is at our core value, and we are very excited to have PayPay and LINE Pay join DAZN as our customers can now further choose their preferred payment methods in accordance with their lifestyle."
Toru Nogiwa, Division Head of Partner Sales Division, Sales Group of PayPay, commented, "The addition of PayPay for DAZN is great for our customers, who prefer to use our wallet whenever they can. We look forward to partnering with Boku in the future to enable PayPay payments for more merchants."
Takashi Maeda, Chief Executive Officer, LINE Pay, commented, "I'm extremely happy that LINE Pay is now available on DAZN. Through this partnership with Boku, we became to be able to offer our services to international merchants and provide convenience to more users in Japan."
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Boku Inc. (AIM: BOKU) is a leading global provider of mobile payment solutions. Its mobile-first payments network provides multiple mobile payment methods, including mobile wallets, direct carrier billing, and real-time payments schemes, reaching over 7 billion mobile payment accounts in over 60 countries - all through a single integration.
Customers that trust Boku to simplify sign-up, acquire new paying users and prevent fraud include global leaders such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook/Meta, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, PayPal, Sony, Spotify and Tencent.
Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the US, India, Brazil, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Vietnam.
To learn more about Boku Inc., please visit: https://www.boku.com
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