LG has partnered with Paymentwall to give developers the opportunity to create apps that enable LG webOS smart TVs in over 200 countries to support more than 140 different payment methods, the company has announced. The partnership will give consumers easier access to paid apps, movies and games LG’s webOS smart TV platform.
By expanding the number of markets where online payments via LG webOS smart TVs will be accepted, this integration with Paymentwall will allow LG customers to enjoy a larger selection of paid content globally via the LG app store, the company explains. By clicking the Buy Now button and entering a credit or debit card number, owners of LG Smart TVs with webOS will be able to conduct online purchases all over the world without having to sign in separately. LG webOS smart TV owners will also get support for payment via desktops, laptops, tablets or mobile devices using QR codes and other secure verification protocols, LG adds.
LG Home Entertainment Company president and CEO Brian Kwon commented: “By collaborating with Paymentwall, we’re able to evolve the smart TV purchasing experience on the LG webOS platform much faster than if we had worked alone. This partnership is another example of how LG’s collaborative effort has elevated us into one of the leaders in the global smart TV industry.”