SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 4, 2018--ODX Pte Ltd. (ODX) today unveiled an extensive list of partners that will debut on its blockchain-based data marketplace. Among the premier group is Booking.com, the No. 1 accommodation site in the world with over 1.5 million properties, covering more than 140,000 locations across 230 countries and territories.
“Our mission is to empower people to experience the world,” said Vida Siason, Strategic Partnerships, Booking.com. “The challenge in emerging markets is internet access. Users aren’t online all the time. By offering Booking.com data free, we’re removing that barrier. Our users can reach us anytime, even when they have no mobile data plan. They can browse Booking.com as long as they want, whenever they want, without ever worrying about their mobile airtime credits running out. We’re excited to partner with ODX to take the friction out of travel and open up a world of adventure for everyone.”
“Data-free access is a critical advantage in emerging markets,” said Nix Nolledo, ODX Founder and CEO. “Your app becomes the default choice most of the time.”
Most consumers in emerging markets are offline much of the time. Mobile data is expensive, with most users only online 5 out of every 30 days.
“We are removing the most significant point of friction to our partner’s app: no internet access,” continued Nolledo. “When that happens, customers use apps longer and more often. And more time online leads to higher revenue.”
E-commerce companies across multiple categories are already coming on board with ODX:
● BigDish, Planet Vape, SM Cinema
● argomall, IT Mall
Fashion & Beauty:
● Adobomall, Bayo, HTP Clothing, La Vie, Love by Bayo, Me&U, Salt Swim, StyleGenie, The Skincare Curator, Unica Hija, Viseversa, Woomen Beauty, Woomen Shop, Woomen Workshop
Food & Beverage:
● Alak.ph, FoodSource PH, Kanguru, Pinoyboxdelivery, Pushkart.ph, SIP.ph
● Flowerstore.ph, Gifted.PH
Home & Healthy Lifestyle:
● AIDE, Habit, Human Nature, MedGrocer
Online Incentives & Rewards:
● Avail At
● Below SRP, BigBenta Store, Bigmk.ph, Galleon.ph, Shopencash
● Fetch Naturals
● BigBenta Services, Cleanhome, Gawin, Mekaniko, Xend
● BigBenta Prime, Swoop, Swoopmates
Travel & Transportation:
● Artemis Place Hotel, Booking.com, Biyaheroes, Hirna, Red Planet Hotels, Zen Rooms
Beyond wide partner support, ODX is backed by an impressive cast of crypto heavyweights including Andromeda, BlockTower, Wavemaker Genesis, Hexa, Pantera and Strong Ventures.
Its parent company, Xurpas, is the largest publicly listed consumer tech company in the Philippines. With over 17 years’ experience and more than 900 employees across Southeast Asia, Xurpas has already built a vast network of publishing partners and Telcos.
ODX’s CEO, Nolledo, was recently selected as one of seven global leaders to sit on the board of the newly formed EOS Alliance, an independent organization that promotes, advocates for and grows the EOS ecosystem.
About ODX Pte. Ltd.:
ODX Pte. Ltd powers the Open Data Exchange (ODX), a global marketplace where publishers and internet service providers (ISPs) can transact at scale to deliver free internet access to consumers in emerging markets. Leveraging blockchain technology, ODX creates a network of trust, generating a truly open ecosystem. ODX Pte. Ltd. was established by Nix Nolledo, co-founder of Xurpas Inc., the Philippines’ largest consumer tech company. Nolledo also serves as one of seven global leaders selected to sit on the board of the newly formed EOS Alliance, an independent organization formed to promote, advocate and grow the EOS ecosystem.
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