Thumbplay To Feature Amazon Payments Option In New, Cloud-Based Thumbplay Music Service March 29, 2010Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.
Thumbplay has announced that it will leverage Amazon Mobile Payments Service in its new cloud-based Thumbplay Music service. The new payment option for Thumbplay Music customers will be available on smartphones and PCs/Macs within the first half of 2010.
By utilizing Amazon Payments technology, Thumbplay now offers anyone with an Amazon.com account a convenient, secure way to pay for Thumbplay Music using the login credentials and payment information stored in their Amazon.com accounts. Customers can upgrade their Thumbplay Music accounts and purchase music a la carte (starting at 69 cents).
Said Evan Schwartz, CEO and Co-Founder of Thumbplay: “Our top priority is delivering a great customer experience and that includes everything from making our apps intuitive to delivering a deep catalog of on-demand music to giving consumers effortless payment options that they trust. We are excited to leverage Amazon Payments to make it simple for anyone with an Amazon.com account to subscribe to Thumbplay Music and get access to 8 million tracks on demand from Thumbplay.”
Mark Stabingas, GM, Amazon Payments, said: “We are pleased that Thumbplay is leveraging Amazon Payments to offer a quick, convenient way for Thumbplay customers to pay through their mobile devices and on their computers. Amazon Payments’ goal is to provide a great customer experience for Amazon.com account holders as they check out and pay for a wide variety of products and services, including digital goods such as music.”