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Shopping Online Using Mobile Credit, Thanks to Glamoo and Onebip

London, United Kingdom, November 10, 2010 --( Europe’s first Mobile Smart Buying Club extends the boundaries of mobile use, in an exclusive partnership with Onebip. Glamoo, the Smart Buying Club, is first in the sector to offer its clients an alternative way of purchasing.

Credit card transactions and bank transfers are giving way to a new payment method: telephone credit. Make a phone call, send a text, surf the net and... pay directly with your mobile.

For the first time, and in collaboration with Onebip, Glamoo is providing its deal-hungry members with a genuine alternative payment option. One simple click allows users to make purchases online with their mobile phone. Purchases can be made instantly without having to use a credit card, or even a bank account. This opens up simple, safe, and reliable online shopping to the full consumer market.

Glamoo is collaborating with one of the sector’s leading organisations to offer this alternative, easily accessible solution for making payments. It has been tailor-made in response to the needs and requests of users of digital services. Glamoo offers range from restaurants to wellbeing treatments, exclusive holidays and amazing experiences.

The founder of Glamoo, Simone Ranucci Brandimarte, explains the concept: “The partnership with Onebip represents a big step ahead in terms of technology, to the advantage of everyone who makes use of the web. From now on there will be another new way of making purchases, with just one fast, safe click.”

The founder of Onebip, Marko Maras, also comments: “We are particularly happy to contribute to the development of Glamoo and to continue to encourage the use of the mobile phone as a means of payment for such things as Collective Buying and Mobile Commerce services.”

There are big advantages for Glamoo members. There is no need to own a credit card. The payment is made in total confidentiality, without displaying the mobile number, and users are guaranteed 100% protection against unauthorized payments. A customer helpline and payment history is available at all times. Every transaction generates a text notification, and an advisory message via email.

Glamoo UK Press Ooffice
Kimberley Waldron
Tel. +44 1625 524002
Tel. +44 7850 742157

Information about Glamoo:
Established in January 2010, Glamoo is a leading company in the field of Location Based Commerce. It offers the unique selling-point of being able to combine the strategies of Collective Buying, the experience accumulated by Social Networks, and the system of customer loyalty developed by Clubs.

Glamoo is the only Italian based company amongst the top European players involved in Collective Buying, as well as a prime mover in the field of Mobile Commerce. The enterprise was set up on the initiative of a group of international managers who wanted to offer a new experience of glamorous living. This involves access to the very best in terms of lifestyle and consumer products, including what to buy, do or see; and where to eat, hear music, or enjoy good entertainment.

Glamoo is Europe’s first “Smart Buying Club”. It was established with the aim of providing its members with a wide variety of offers, services and customized products, locally sourced and unique of their kind, at special prices and with preferential conditions, and with the added value of a fun experience.
Up to now the Club has 450,000 members, in both Italy and the UK, and will soon be operating in all the main European countries.

Glamoo includes amongst its investors the Italian firm Buongiono SPA and the British company Warthog Ltd.

Information about Onebip:
Onebip, an Italian company operating at international level, and set up in 2006 by Diego Mortillaro and Marko Maras, is a system of payment via mobile phone used to make online purchases.

With the help of Onebip, registered users can make use of this mobile payment method and do on-line shopping without having to interact with their mobile or communicate their phone number to third person websites.

By means of Onebip, you can transform your phone credit into on-line spending money, using your mobile as a payment system, without the need for a credit card or bank account. Up to now, more than 2 million users have opened an Onebip account. Onebip is present in more than 50 countries and connected to more than 200 mobile phone operators.

Contact Information
Kimberley Waldron
+44 (0)1625524002

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