SelectCore Ltd.

SelectCore Ltd.

November 03, 2011 13:00 ET

SelectCore Adds PayPal to Social Time Facebook Platform

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2011) - SelectCore Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SCG), a prepaid telecom and financial services transaction processor for the under-banked consumer market is pleased to announce the acceptance of PayPal on the Company's recently launched Facebook Social Time platform (

Social Time allows Facebook users a safe and convenient way to top-up prepaid mobile phones of friends and family domestically or abroad in real-time. The recipient instantly receives notification via text message and their Facebook inbox that their account has been topped-up in their local currency. Recipients can also request a top-up from their friends through their Facebook account. The platform currently supports mobile top-up for many of the major international and domestic carriers including Telcel, Digicel, Claro, Lime, Movistar, Vodafone, Rogers, Telus and Bell to name just a few.

The addition of PayPal allows SelectCore to significantly broaden is geographic reach offering a convenient method to fund prepaid accounts. With over 100 million active PayPal subscribers and 800 million active Facebook users, Social Time is now integrated with both the world's largest social media and e-commerce payment platforms.

Social Time enables a new means of remittance for the 'banked' funding the 'unbanked', offering a global method of requesting and sending mobile top-up. With over 350 million active Facebook users accessing their accounts via their mobile device, this represents a sizable opportunity to capture and convert traditional remittances to our platform.

"The addition of PayPal is key to the global expansion of Social Time" said Keith McKenzie, CEO of SelectCore. "PayPal operates in 190 markets and in 24 currencies, allowing us to reach well beyond our domestic market."

To learn more about Social Time or to request or send a mobile top-up, simply login with your Facebook account at

About SelectCore

Established in 1999, SelectCore is a leading provider of transaction processing and point-of-sale solutions for the prepaid telecom market and prepaid financial services sector. From prepaid mobile top-up to stored-value cards and remittance solutions, SelectCore services a market of millions of under-banked and credit-challenged consumers through its technology platforms and retail distribution network across Canada and the United States. SelectCore is a publicly traded company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "SCG" (TSX VENTURE:SCG). SelectCore was ranked by Profit100 as one of Canada's fastest growing companies in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010. SelectCore was also ranked one of North America's fastest growing companies on Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500.

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