Sony Entertainment Network Launches Mobile Billing In Canada

 New Wallet Funding Option Makes It Easier to Purchase Games, Movies, Music,  and More Through Sony Entertainment Network and PlayStation®Store  SAN MATEO, Calif., April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Sony Network Entertainment  International LLC and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC today unveiled a  new feature that enables users of participating mobile networks in Canada to  top up their account wallet to purchase content from the PlayStation®Store  and across Sony Entertainment Network using a mobile phone account.  Working with mobile payments company, Boku, the process makes it easier for  users to obtain PlayStation®Store and Sony Entertainment Network content,  including downloadable games, add-ons, themes, movies and TV shows, as well as  subscriptions to the Music Unlimited service.   Mobile billing works in  conjunction with select mobile network operators in Canada.  From launch, wallet top-ups with mobile billing can be made through the  PlayStation®Store on PlayStation®3 (PS3™) systems or Account Management  via the Sony Entertainment Network website.   Customers can choose "mobile" as  the payment option, enter their mobile phone number, and respond via SMS to  confirm the wallet top-up(1).  The wallet top-up charge will appear on their  next mobile phone bill, or is debited against their pre-paid account(2).  "Offering customers the best entertainment content across the  PlayStation®Store and Sony Entertainment Network is our top priority," said  Eric Lempel, Vice President, Sony Network Entertainment International. "Mobile  billing is another secure and convenient way for users to fund their wallet  for immediate access to the content they want."  With an unprecedented amount of digital content now available across the  network, and new and easier ways to top-up user account wallets, the  PlayStation Store and Sony Entertainment Network online store deliver  convenient and immediate access to games, movies and TV episodes, music, and  more for PS4™, PS3™, PlayStation®Vita, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable)  systems and other devices.  For more information please contact:    ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  |Greg Belloni                                                                                                         |  |                                                                                                                     |  |Sony Network Entertainment                                                                                           |  |                                                                                                                     |  |650-295-6446                                                                                                         |  |                                                                                                                     |  |greg.belloni@am.sony.com|   |______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|  About Sony Entertainment Network Sony Entertainment Network is the ultimate  destination for digital music, movies, games and more. All through the  convenience of a single account, Sony Entertainment Network is a global  comprehensive network platform that unifies Sony's digital entertainment  experience across a growing ecosystem of Sony and non-Sony devices.   Additional information about Sony Entertainment Network can be found by  visiting: blog.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com, www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com,  www.facebook.com/sonyentertainment, and www.twitter.com/sonyentnet.  About Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC Sony Computer Entertainment  America LLC (SCEA) has revolutionized home entertainment since the first  PlayStation®system launched in 1995 in the United States, followed by the  PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system launch in 2000. SCEA continues to  redefine the entertainment lifestyle with the PlayStation®Portable (PSP™)  handheld entertainment system, the PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer  entertainment system, which established PlayStation® as a core home  entertainment brand, PSN(SM), an online gaming platform that includes  PlayStation®Store, the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment  system and the soon to be launched PlayStation®4 computer entertainment  system. SCEA also recently launched PlayStation®Mobile, a cross device mobile  platform using Android based PlayStation®Certified devices. Recognized as an  undisputed industry leader, SCEA markets the PlayStation® family of products  and develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for PSP™, PS3™  and PS Vita systems in North and South America. Based in San Mateo,  California, SCEA serves as headquarters for all North and South American  operations.More information about PlayStation® products can be found at  www.playstation.com.  PlayStation, PS3, and PSP are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony  Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are property of their  respective owners  (1)Standard messaging rates apply.  (2)Terms and conditions apply, which  include those of Sony entities, third party service providers, and mobile  phone companies. Pre-paid debit where applicable, please check with your  carrier.    SOURCE  Sony Entertainment Network  http://www.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2014/10/c9394.html  CO: Sony Entertainment Network ST: California NI: CPR ELE ENT ECOM INTERNET NP  
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