Media-focused digital content payment providers Javien and ClickandBuy have recently announced a strategic partnership, which will allow both companies to offer a more comprehensive package of digital content solutions to their clients. The alliance between these two major players in the digital content payment industry is expected to have a significant impact on the market and on their respective client bases.
Javien and ClickandBuy have long been known for their expertise in providing digital content payment solutions. Javien has an impressive roster of clients that includes MTV Networks, Trans World Entertainment, Ruckus Network, MusicNet, Snocap, Hungama Mobile, Forbes.com, and Thomson Financial. Meanwhile, ClickandBuy is best known for its prized iTunes contract, though others within its 7,000-strong client list include Electronic Arts, SanDisk, Univision, and iVillage.
This strategic partnership between the two companies will allow each to expand their available portfolio of payment capabilities, providing their clients with a fuller range of digital content solutions. This will help both companies to better compete with other major players in the digital content payment industry, as well as to lessen the competitive impact of rival firms.
“The strategic partnership with Javien allows both companies to offer a fuller package of digital content solutions,” said Norbert Stangl, CEO of ClickandBuy. “This will be a real benefit to our clients, who will now have access to a wider range of payment options and capabilities.”
Both Javien and ClickandBuy have significant backing from the investment community. Javien, based in McLean, VA, is backed by Czech Republic-based K&K Capital Group, which manages assets of approximately $2 billion. Meanwhile, ClickandBuy has drawn major investments from a number of companies, including a recent $23 million infusion from 3i. Deutsche Telekom carries a 10 percent share through its T-Mobile Venture fund, and ClickandBuy recently received a sizable injection from Intel Capital.
The alliance between Javien and ClickandBuy is expected to have a major impact on the digital content payment industry, as both companies have a strong track record of success and a significant presence in the market. The two companies are well-positioned to take advantage of the growing demand for digital content solutions, especially as more consumers turn to digital content for their entertainment and information needs.
In addition to their strong client bases and financial backing, Javien and ClickandBuy also have offices in key locations around the world. ClickandBuy offices are found in New York, London, Zug, Switzerland, and Cologne, Germany, while Javien has offices in McLean, VA, and New York.
The announcement of the Javien-ClickandBuy alliance comes at a time when the digital content payment industry is experiencing rapid growth and change. With more consumers than ever before turning to digital content for their entertainment and information needs, companies like Javien and ClickandBuy are well-positioned to take advantage of this trend.
Overall, the strategic partnership between Javien and ClickandBuy is expected to have a major impact on the digital content payment industry. By joining forces, these two major players in the market will be able to offer a more comprehensive range of digital content solutions to their clients, helping them to better compete against other major players in the industry and to meet the growing demand for digital content payment solutions.
Story by news analyst Alexandra Osorio.