Use BlackBerrys to Take Credit Card Payments

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Aircharge says that it has released a solution for mobile merchants to accept credit card payments over their BlackBerry wireless devices. Aircharge credit card payment devices are used by merchants to accept payments for limousines furniture delivery trade shows flea markets and other types of mobile environments where access to standard phone lines is limited expensive or simply not available.

The Aircharge JavaME software for wireless payment processing is certified to operate on the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network using the BlackBerry 7130e and the BlackBerry 7250, as well as the Nextel Network using the BlackBerry 7100i and the BlackBerry 7520. The new Aircharge software and latest version of AirPro swipe/printer includes upgrades to the credit card reader, printing speed and battery life.

"We are delighted to have selected BlackBerry devices to be a part of our supported phone and PDA lineup. The addition of BlackBerry devices expands the market for our product offerings and enables the large and growing number of mobile business owners who utilize the BlackBerry solution to experience the convenience, savings and security of accepting credit card payments wirelessly," stated Robert Wallace, co-president of Aircharge.

The Aircharge payment processing software can be loaded onto the customer's BlackBerry over-the-air (OTA) and is compatible with virtually any merchant processing account."

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