Razer Pay partners NETS, others ahead of SG launch next year

Gaming hardware company Razer on Monday announced a partnership with NETS Group to launch its Razer Pay payment services in Singapore in the first quarter of 2019.

The partnership with NETS will enable Razer Pay acceptance at the former’s 40,000 unified point-of-sale (POS) terminals.

According to a Razer announcement, the company is also working with other brands such as Reebonz, Sistic, SP Group, and WTS Travel to integrate its e-payment services into their systems.

“Since we announced our intention to launch Razer Pay by the first quarter of 2019, we’ve seen tremendous interest from businesses in Singapore keen to collaborate with us and integrate our e-payment framework,” said Min-Liang Tan, Co-founder and CEO, Razer.

“With our focus on interoperability and collaboration with our industry friends, we’re confident that Razer Pay can step up to be the go-to e-payment provider in Singapore, covering everything from online to offline purchases,” he added.

Razer Pay on Monday also signed a memorandum of understanding with digital security firm V-Key Pte Ltd. Under the agreement, V-Key will provide technology to support the highest standards of authentication and security for Razer Pay and across the entire Razer ecosystem.

“V-Key is excited to launch this strategic partnership with Razer in the areas of digital identity and e-payments. The same trusted technologies that have been deployed by banks and governments will now be made available to the gaming and entertainment space through Razer, allowing for seamless and secure user experiences,” said Joseph Gan, Co-founder and President, V-Key.

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