Posted: Aug 25, 2011

Intuit/Verizon Partnership brings ROAM Data’s secure encrypted alternative to Square to 2300 retail stores

BOSTON, MA – August 25, 2011 — ROAM Data, the leading mCommerce platform provider that extends both physical POS and eCommerce to the mobile environment, announced today that its ROAMpay swipe product, being distributed by its partner Intuit, is now available in Verizon Wireless’s 2,300 retail stores.

“We are proud to support partners like Intuit, who is innovatively packaging our reader with their merchant services in-a-box and distributing it in retail outlets like Verizon Wireless.” said Rob Stringer, VP of Marketing and Products at ROAM Data, “Our merchant services partners are armed with the most cost effective, secure mobile readers on the market today, which we can white label for them, and maintain the highest level of security for them.”

ROAM Data is the #1 provider of encrypted mobile card readers in the world and supplies solutions for companies like Intuit, North American Bankcard, Sage Payments, NPC, Total Merchant Services, and others. ROAM also provides a full turnkey mobile card acceptance solution from peripheral to app to provisioning and support portal that can be white labeled for its partners. It also has a set of tools for developers to build secure POS apps and mobile checkout apps of their own. ROAM won the Electronic Transaction Association’s 2010 Technology Innovation Award.
About ROAM

ROAM Data is the leading mCommerce platform provider that extends both physical Point of Sales (POS) and eCommerce to the mobile environment. It provides patented mCommerce software-as-a-service, payment peripherals, and a platform of development tools that enable scalable mobile commerce applications to help merchants win customer spend and loyalty.

Examples of ROAM applications include ROAMpay, that turns merchants’ mobile devices into secure POS terminals to accept payment anywhere; ROAMoffers and ROAMwallet, that enables merchants to deliver compelling offers to their consumers’ cell phones that can be conveniently and securely acted upon. ROAM also provides a set of tools (APIs, SDK, IDE) for developers to build their own mobile POS or eCommerce apps on ROAM’s platform. Visit us at