Worldline expands online payment platform with SOFORT Banking

Worldline, an Atos Group subsidiary in e-payment services, has expanded its online payment platform with Sofort Banking direct payment method.

Worldline, an Atos Group subsidiary in e-payment services, has expanded its online payment platform with Sofort Banking direct payment method.

Sofort Banking is a payment system provided by Munich based Sofort AG, offering secure purchasing of goods and digital products on the internet.

Through the cooperation with Worldline, Sofort Banking payment method has been integrated in the online payment platform, Sips e-payment, offered globally by Worldline Merchant Services Online Payment.

The move will enable online merchants across Europe to access a new addition to Worldline’s secure payment processing portfolio.

Dr Gerrit Seidel, CEO of Sofort AG, said: "We are very pleased about the partnership with the European number one in online payment services. With Sofort Banking, online merchants can offer a new fast and secure payment method in their online shops that can be used at international level.

"This helps us to boost our expansion throughout the continent – and also in France – and allows customers to shop online across border," he added.

The Sips e-payment solution is offered in approximately 45,000 online shops (direct and through major banking partners in Europe) throughout the world – France, Benelux, Germany, UK, Spain, India and other Asian countries – and is processing over 450m transactions per year.

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