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Monday, May 02, 2016

Wirecard and maxdome to Launch Voucher in German Retail Sector

Wirecard and maxdome to Launch Voucher in German Retail Sector

ASCHHEIM, Germany, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

- Starting in 2000 Rossmann stores  
- Wirecard is the processor for all distribution channels 

The payment processor Wirecard and the online video streaming service maxdome, a
subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 SE, are offering voucher cards in German retail stores. From
today onwards, all Rossmann customers will be able to purchase the vouchers and make use
of maxdome's streaming service for two months. Once the voucher card is activated at the
point of sale, customers will be able to use all video services of maxdome and have access
to over 50,000 movies, TV episodes, and children's programs. The Wirecard Group is
responsible for the technical implementation of the voucher cards.

Vassil Gedov, Director TVOD and Monetization: "By working with Wirecard, we can create
new distribution channels for our video-on-demand offer and attract new customers for the
first time in the stationary retail sector. With the voucher card, customers can view a
wide range of content at Germany's largest online video store without a monthly
subscription. In the future, the maxdome Voucher will be available in other German retail

"We are very pleased that maxdome trust in our expertise in voucher processing," says
Julia Kitzinger, Head of Sales Digital Goods at Wirecard. "The collaboration demonstrates
our broad range of services. It is clear to us that vouchers are becoming increasingly
sought-after among German consumers." Gift cards, with which digital media can be
purchased for downloading or streaming, are popular gifts, especially with younger
audiences. According to a recent survey by the German Association of Interactive
Entertainment Software based on data from the market research institute GfK, one in four
of 14-19 year olds in Germany prefer to give electronic vouchers for digital media as a

In the future, Wirecard and maxdome will cooperate in other areas of payment
processing. Customers who purchase the new maxdome voucher from today will have 24/7
access from their Smart TV, laptop, smartphone, tablet, game consoles, Chromecast, Fire TV,
and Fire TV Stick to the content from the online video store. Much of this content is
also available offline via mobile devices.

About Wirecard:  

Wirecard AG is a global technology group that supports companies in accepting
electronic payments from all sales channels. As a leading independent supplier, the
Wirecard Group offers outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payments. A
global platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods with supplementary
fraud prevention solutions. With regard to issuing own payment instruments in the form of
cards or mobile payment solutions, the Wirecard Group provides companies with an
end-to-end infrastructure, including the requisite licences for card and account products.
Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060,
WDI). For further information about Wirecard, please visit or
follow us on twitter @wirecard.

About maxdome:  

With more than 50,000 movies, TV episodes, and children's programs for the whole
family, maxdome is the largest online video store in Germany. The unique entertainment
guide provides targeted content for perfect film recommendation. All content is available
anytime via television, laptop, tablet, smartphone, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV
Stick and games consoles. Most tracks can also be accessed offline on mobile devices.
maxdome is a company of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE.

Wirecard media contact: 
Wirecard AG 
Jana Tilz 
Tel.:  +49-(0)89-4424-1363 
maxdome media contact: 
maxdome GmbH 
A subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE 
Andrea Specht 
Tel .: +49-(0)89-9507-8922 


Wirecard AG

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