Boku Inc (LON:BOKU), a leading global provider of mobile payment and mobile identity solutions, has announced a partnership with LINE Pay, one of Japan’s largest eWallet and QR code payment service providers.
This partnership will allow more than 37 million LINE Pay users in Japan to pay for merchant digital goods and services through the Boku platform. This agreement furthers the extensive depth of payment options for Japanese merchants and consumers alike that no other local payment services providers can match.
Hisahiro Chofuku, CEO and President of LINE Pay, commented: “Both public and private sectors are proactively taking action to shift Japan’s long-standing cash society toward a cashless one. By joining forces with Boku, we’re aiming to expand LINE Pay’s services even further and do our part in advancing Japan’s cashless movement.”
Jon Prideaux, CEO of Boku, commented: “We are extremely pleased to be an integral and strategic partner with LINE Pay in enabling the acceleration of digital commerce and cashless payments in Japan. Together, we can make mobile transactions simpler and deliver value to the merchants and users of the digital ecosystem.”