Paysafecard now available in Canada
Vienna / Berlin-- Paysafecard group, a European prepayment provider for online payments, has expanded into the Canadian market. Paysafecard is currently available in 22,000 retail outlets in Canada where there are about 27 million Internet users.
Considered a top “Internet nation” with a user rate of more than 80 percent, Canada is also a highly developed market for online games. According to the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, 59 percent of Canadians play browser games and console games on the Internet.
Paysafecard group operates in 31 countries worldwide and has offices in Vienna, London, Lucerne, Buenos Aires, Mexico City and New York. Canada is the fourth country outside of Europe the company has expanded into starting with Argentina in 2009, followed by Mexico and the United States. “We are constantly expanding our network of retail outlets — in new and existing markets," said Michael Mueller, CEO of paysafecard group. "In Canada, we managed to team up with big distribution partners right from the start. This also speaks for the high potential for prepaid products in this country.”