PayGo(TM) Announces Featured Provider Agreement With Aclara for Mobile Payment Solutions
ALPHARETTA, GA, Jan 30, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
PayGo(TM) (PayGo), the market leader in "real-time" integrated
utility payment solutions, and Aclara(R), a leader in Intelligent
Infrastructure technologies for utilities and part of the Utility
Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), today
announced an agreement whereby PayGo will provide mobile payment
capability to municipals, cooperatives and investor-owned utility
customers through the Aclara Mobile Experience (AME).
Relying on standards-based integration and architecture, the two
companies are offering a comprehensive mobile payment solution to
Aclara's more than 500 utility customers, as well as new customers.
"PayGo's payments capability complements our solution set for the AME
program," said Andy Zetlan, vice president of business development,
Aclara. "This complete solution enables utility customers to review
energy and water usage with a single dashboard, and to make payments
in a flexible and convenient manner. Adding PayGo's technology to our
existing functionality allows Aclara to provide a more comprehensive
solution that will enable our existing customers -- as well as new
ones -- to extend their consumer-initiated payment functionality."
"Aclara has a long-standing reputation for providing powerful
customer relationship solutions to utilities," said David Elve,
Executive Vice President, PayGo. "We are pleased to be teaming with
Aclara to help utilities provide customers with a wider range of
Through this agreement, PayGo's cloud-based software systems will be
used in concert with Aclara's industry leading customer engagement
platform, allowing customers to make payments on their mobile
devices. PayGo's PCI compliant payment solutions will enable utility
customers to conveniently make payments while they obtain up to date
information from, and interact with, a broad range of data sources,
devices, and applications through AME.
The PayGo payment technology is designed to provide more convenient
and flexible payment options to utility customers. Aclara and PayGo
intend to deliver an integrated solution that will provide a
low-risk, affordable option for mobile payments with fast rollout
PayGo(TM) is an integrated utility payments provider that enables the
rapid provisioning of smart grid applications including pay-as-you-go
and postpaid electric service as well as mobile payments for
utilities and their customers. PayGo's mission is one that couples
sustainability with quantifiable, sustained cost savings for
utilities and control for their consumers. More information is
available at the company's website, www.paygoelectric.com.
Aclara(R) represents the industry's leading Intelligent
Infrastructure technologies for providing device networking,
data-value management, and customer communications to water, gas, and
electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities in nine countries
rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers.
Aclara Technologies LLC is part of the Utility Solutions Group of
ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE), St. Louis. Create Your
Intelligent Infrastructure(TM) www.Aclara.com.
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