Deezer and Mondia sign strategic partnership to connect more people to music

Sunday 12 Jan 2020 | Associate Member | Member Press Release | Member Resources |

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 January 2020: Deezer, the global music streaming service and Mondia, a leading private mobile technology company signed today an agreement which will see the rollout of direct carrier billing services across Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE.

Mondia Pay, will connect Deezer to operator subscribers, as well as the collection of payment through its next generation payment platform. Customers would benefit from subscribing to Deezer’s streaming service using DCB platform in a fast, convenient and secure way without the use of debit or credit cards. Mondia connects to over 50 operators, across 33 countries, reaching over 1bn potential customers. Mondia processes over 13b transactions per annum, growing at an average of 13% per month.

“This partnership is evident of Mondia’s reach to be able to fulfil payment solutions and enable real digital experiences with global brands such as Deezer,” said Simon Rahmann, CEO Mondia Pay. “This next generation platform provides a highly scalable, and secure payment gateway that both customers and service providers can trust. The ease of integration for service providers such as Deezer, positions Mondia Pay as an obvious partner of choice.”

“One of the main challenges we have to figure out in the region is how to deal with low levels of credit card penetration. The partnership with Mondia Pay lets us offer music fans an easy, secure and safe payment solution,” said Tarek Mounir, CEO of Deezer MENAT. “In the end, it’s about trust. When music fans trust that their payments and money are safe, they can focus on enjoying the music they love, which is what we want.”

About Deezer

Deezer connects 14 million monthly active users around the world to 56 million tracks. Available in over 180 countries worldwide, Deezer gives instant access to one of the largest and most diverse global music streaming catalogue on any device. Deezer is the only music streaming service with Flow, the unique mix of all your old favourites and new recommendations in one ever-changing stream. Based on an intuitive, proprietary algorithm and created by people who love music, it’s the only place to hear all your music back-to-back with fresh discoveries tailored to you. Deezer is available on your favourite device, including smartphone, tablet, PC, laptop, home sound system, connected car or smart TV.

Making music happen since 2007, Deezer is a privately held company, headquartered in Paris with offices in São Paulo, Berlin, London, Miami, Dubai and around the world. Deezer is available as a free download for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows devices or on the web at For the latest news on Deezer go to


About Mondia (

Mondia connects people to digital experiences and brands to endless opportunities. By understanding where the markets are going, understanding where tech fits in and using that knowledge to identify solutions that boost businesses and shift user experiences. What makes Mondia different from other international digital tech companies and a leader in delivering extensive content and digital services, is our ability to tailor existing offerings or custom-create new ones to solve brand/business challenges. We believe in possibilities. We connect to the future.

Nicolas le Roux
CMO Mondia
Tel: +971 50 557 5041


Dalia Moustafa
Head of PR, Deezer
Tel: +971 50 598 7271