PayPal Mobile Checkout Opens for Business
Merchants Select PayPal to Deliver Secure Mobile Commerce Anytime, Anywhere

SAN JOSE, Calif.--PayPal today announced the launch of Mobile Checkout, a service allowing consumers in the U.S., U.K. and Canada to buy items securely using the mobile web.

To use PayPal Mobile Checkout, a consumer can visit a merchants website and purchase items by clicking on the PayPal button  all from the convenience of their mobile device.

PayPal Mobile Checkout offers a simple way to accept payments for merchants with online storefronts. With PayPal Mobile Checkout, merchants can sell items such as DVDs, CDs, clothing, tickets, electronics, video games, books, athletic equipment, and even specialty items from catalogs such as SkyMall, directly through the Mobile web. PayPal Mobile Checkout offers:

  • a quick and easy buyer experience
  • industry leading security
  • affordable pricing
  • straightforward interface and payment flow customization

Millions of consumers have chosen PayPal because it offers a safer, easier way to pay online, said Kevin Dulsky, senior director of PayPal Mobile. As the mobile commerce market grows as an extension of ecommerce, it will be critical for online merchants to adopt a secure mobile payment platform to reach new consumers and to remain competitive in the market.

Merchants now accepting PayPal Mobile Checkout include:

  •  an online source for import music and video
  •  an online retailer that offers home furnishings, housewares, art, collectibles, jewelry, garden decor, toys, games, religious art, tool kits, sporting goods, travel accessories, furniture, clothing, books, cd's, videos, and much more
  • Best Sports Apparel  an online shop that sells licensed apparel for all the pro sports teams  NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, NASCAR
  •  an international retailer of DVD movies and music that offers well-priced music and movies with low shipping rates worldwide
  •  a one stop online shop for all cycling needs, selling the top products from Adidas, Continental, Giro, Louis Garneau, Polar, Saris, and much more
  • Blue Planet Run Foundation  a non-profit organization dedicated to raising global awareness about the lack of safe drinking water, and funding solutions for the one billion people worldwide living without ready access to this life-sustaining resource. For more information visit
  •  a shop that specializes in great deals on plasma and LCD TVs, TV wall mounts, DVD players, MP3 players, iPod accessories, digital frames, digital cameras, VOIP and Skype accessories, video game accessories, and more
  •  an online retailer that offers a complete line of cell phone and mobile device accessories, including batteries, chargers, cases, Bluetooth and corded headsets, connectivity tools, and more
  • Costume SuperCenter  an online Halloween costume superstore offering over 5,000 different products, including costumes, accessories and decorations
  • Digital  an online retailer for new batteries, battery chargers, AC adapters, and other accessories for your camera, camcorder, iPod, iPaq, Palm, PDA or other device
  • DVD Empire  the premiere retailer offering the deepest selection of in-stock DVDs, Blu-Ray and HD-DVD on the Internet
  • DVD Planet  an online retailer of DVD, HD DVD and Blu Ray discs
  •  the Internet source for quality home electronics
  • GameQuestDirect  an online retailer that offers a wide selection of new and rare video games in brand new factory sealed condition with outstanding customer service, competitive pricing, and premium account features
  • Moosejaw Mountaineering  a provider of outdoor gear and apparel
  • Music Books Plus  a leading provider of music & audio books, videos, CD-ROMs, DVDs, software & sheet music
  • One Mile Up Aviation  your source for discount pilot supplies and flight gear
  • SwingSomewhere  a one stop online shop for golf and racquet needs
  • SkyMall  Americas only in-flight catalog featuring unique and innovative products from the worlds leading catalogs and manufacturers
  • Total Fan Shop  an online store that provides complete e-commerce and m-commerce solutions for artists and management in the music industry

PayPals Mobile Solutions Partners enabling PayPal Mobile Checkout include:

  • CardinalCommerce  a global leader in enabling payment brands for mobile and ecommerce, they host a mobile platform thats fully integrated with PayPal Mobile Checkout, and allows merchants to quickly and easily launch a mobile commerce site
  • GPShopper  the leader in mobile product search technology, they enable PayPal users to search for products from PayPal merchants, see product descriptions, images and then buy products from their mobile phones
  • mPoria Inc.  the pioneer and industrys leading mobile commerce solutions provider, they enable retailers to quickly, easily, and cost-effectively launch their own branded mobile commerce site. mPoria also offers a mobile shopping portal available to consumers on all major carrier networks, including Verizon, AT&T and Sprint Nextel.

In April 2006, PayPal introduced its first mobile payment service, allowing consumers to buy, donate or send money using a text message-based service from their mobile devices. The addition of Mobile Checkout to the current PayPal Mobile offerings gives users the option to purchase items via the mobile web.

For additional information on PayPal Mobile Checkout, visit: To sign up for PayPal mobile, go to:

About PayPal

PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay and get paid online. The service allows anyone to pay without sharing financial information and gives consumers the flexibility to pay in any way they prefer, including through credit cards, bank accounts or account balances. With more than 143 million accounts in 190 markets and 17 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is an eBay (Nasdaq:EBAY) company. More information about the company can be found at

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