BlackBerry Limited, a global leader in secure mobile communications and Digitsecure, a leading mobility, identity and payments platform company announced that they are bringing the immediacy and reliability of BBM™ to HotRemit digital money transfers in India. HotRemit, a social wallet app developed by Digitsecure, simplifies money transfers, including sending and requesting money, mobile top-up and DTH recharge using phone numbers. It is now available on BBM. Starting today, BBM users can initiate instant mobile payment transfers in BBM and receive customized expense reports for personal and professional expenses.
It enables real-time, secure and seamless digital financial transactions. Users can seamlessly send money to any of their BBM contacts using HotRemit without the complications of traditional money transfer. HotRemit is operated in a PCI-DSS certified environment, ensuring security of transactions and data, both in rest, and transmission.
“BBM provides a convenient and instant social platform for money transfers, top-ups and expense tracking to both individuals and organizations. HotRemit is committed to social financial transactions and adding more social features that simplify day to day mundane tasks,” said Jay Krishna, Founder director, DigitSecure.
“BBM is trusted by customers across the world for its reliability, control features and immediacy. There’s a growing appetite for mobile payment solutions and supporting mobile wallets, and HotRemit is another great example of how we are developing the BBM ecosystem to successfully integrate chat, social and commerce,” added Matthew Talbot, SVP, BBM at BlackBerry.
The BBM-enabled HotRemit app is available as a free download for BlackBerry®, Android™ and iOS devices from BlackBerry World, Google Play and App Store.Today, BBM is one of the largest private social mobile networks, driving real, active conversations. Customers love BBM for its reliability, controls and immediacy with Delivered and Read statuses and message-in-progress notices.