iSend expands mobile top-up service throughout LATAM in partnership with Telefónica

Partnering iSend

iSend, a U.S. electronic payment service for people who support family members in other countries, announced that it has signed a direct agreement with Telefonica. This agreement will enable consumers in the United States and Canada to visit more than 150,000 iSend retailers and purchase mobile airtime for family and friends who are Telefonica Movistar customers in Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru and Uruguay.

 “iSend’s direct arrangement with Telefonica provides an excellent convenience  to our customers while expanding our footprint in this key region for mobile top-ups,” said Dan Lambert, iSend’s vice president of carrier relations. “We’re rapidly approaching the point where customers supporting family and friends in any Latin American country can purchase top-ups for their mobile phones serviced by any leading carrier.”

“We are focused on expanding our distribution network in the U.S. so that we can increase our product availability and our customer service,” said Freddy Cantor, Telefonica’s manager of channels and transactional services for Latin America. “Our iSend partnership gives us access to a large number of retailers within the Hispanic community and the ability to deliver a quality service to our customers.”

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