The third annual Mobile Merit Awards has named PayAnywhere as winner in the Mobile Payments/Commerce category of the prestigious mobile technology competition. The company, recognized for its outstanding accomplishments in the mobile technology services industry, was recognized by a panel of the mobile industryÕs leading executives, media and consultants.

Mobile Merit strives to honor those in the mobile development industry that have shown strong innovation and have aimed to provide viable solutions. This year, the competition was judged on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and success.

PayAnywhere claimed the title followed by mobeam in second place. The company stands out from the competition as it is the credit card processing industryÕs only enterprise-grade, commitment-free, Òpay-as-you-goÓ mobile payment solution suited for any size merchant account.

Mobile Merit presents these awards to top companies twice a year. The standards of the competition are sure to allow only the most outstanding companies/individuals to win due to their impact on the market.

To see a list of the 2012 Mobile Merit Award Winners, visit