Aussie Blockchain Company DigitalX Signs Major Partnership with AT&T Mexico

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Aussie Blockchain Company DigitalX has signed an agreement with AT&T Comunicaciones Digitales, S. de R.L. de C.V.  (AT&T Mexico). AT&T Mexico is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc., the world’s largest telecommunications company by revenue. AT&T Mexico provides cellular services to approximately 15% of Mexico’s more than 84 million mobile phone users.

 

The agreement will allow consumers in the United States to use DigitalX’s mobile bill pay and remittance product, AirPocket, to transfer funds directly into mobile phone accounts of users on the AT&T Mexican network. DigitalX will earn commission on the value of the mobile topup, with the mobile topup ranging between US$0.50 and US$50 per transaction. The integration of the AirPocket App into AT&T’s network is expected to be completed by the end of October 2016.

DigitalX’s Chief Executive Officer, Alex Karis, commented:

“AirPocket is quickly being recognised as the most secure and effective funds and value transfer solution in the global marketplace. Partnering with global heavyweights like AT&T and Telefonica further validates AirPocket as a best of breed solution in this space and offers a unique opportunity to drive customer acquisition at negligible cost as commercialisation ramps up.”

DigitalX is a Blockchain-based software solutions group disrupting the payments industry. Its products allow consumers to make secure and cost-effective money transfers worldwide. Partners can use DigitalX’s technology to offer new financial products. DigitalX is based in Boston and has offices in New Jersey and Australia.

About Richard Kastelein

Founder, Publisher and Editor in Chief of industry leading online publication, Blockchain News and co-founder and director at Blockchain Partners in London/Amsterdam/NYC. Kastelein is also an advisor with a number Blockchain startups doing ICOs including Humaniq.co where hs is interim CMO, DECENT.ch, Inchain, Chronobank, eGaas and others. He is regarded as one of the top journalists by the Blockchain and fintech communities – as is evident by his entry in the Top 150 Fintech journalists online and in the top 10 of the Blockchain Top 100 List.

As a prominent keynote presenter, he has spoken on Blockchain at events in Gdansk, Amsterdam, Minsk, Dubai, Antwerp, Eindhoven, Bucharest, Nairobi, Tel Aviv, Manchester, Brussels, Barcelona etc, where he helped spread the cause for Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency and, consequently, has built a notable network in the scene.

He’s also a director of a Dutch foundation called The Hackitarians and has run innovation events in London, San Francisco, Berlin, Amsterdam and other cities around the world on topics such Blockchain, Health, Energy, Internet of Things, AI etc.

In 2013, the European Commission appointed him as an expert for overseeing financing for emerging startups as a part of the European Commission’s 90 billion euro Horizon 2020 project, created in Brussels to promote innovation as a driving force of job creation and business ventures across Europe. He has also worked as an external expert for Innovate UK since 2012, judging startups for the UK government.

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