SelectCore Ltd.

SelectCore Ltd.

October 04, 2011 08:20 ET

SelectCore Launches Facebook Social Mobile Remittance Platform

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 4, 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 beta launch of the Company's Facebook social mobile remittance platform (

Social Time allows Canadian Facebook users a safe and convenient way to top-up prepaid mobile phones of friends and family 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 through their Facebook account.

Social Time incorporates the growing landscape of social media with SelectCore's mobile remittance technology and currently supports wireless providers in Latin America including Telcel, Movistar, Digicel, Claro, Lime and Globe to name a few. The service will eventually be offered in other countries and include additional international carriers.

The World Bank estimated that $58.1 billion was remitted to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010. With 95% of all mobile subscribers in these countries being 'prepaid', there is a sizable opportunity to capture and convert traditional remittances to our social remittance platform.

"We continue to build on our technological initiatives to give us first mover advantage" commented Keith McKenzie, CEO of SelectCore." "Our Social Time Facebook platform is only the beginning in what we see as the vanguard to seamlessly integrating global remittance and financial transactions with social media"

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

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