Mopay.co.uk partners with WE7.com

mopay.co.uk, the UK online mobile phone recycler, has announced that users can now turn their old mobiles into MP3 music credit through a partnership with online music provider WE7.com.

Users of the mopay.co.uk service simply select WE7.com music credit as their preferred payment option at the end of their phone trade in and receive the music credit within seven days of sending in the handset freepost to mopay.co.uk. With some mobiles being worth in excess of £180 users can potentially turn the value of their old mobile phone into well over 200 new downloadable tracks.

The ability to turn old mobiles into music has been introduced by mopay.co.uk as part of a major relaunch of the site which will see a number of new features coming online in the next few months

mopay.co.uk, which already boasts 250,000 users, has also added other new payment options such as the ability to trade old mobiles for M&S vouchers and Arcadia high street gift cards that can be used in any Arcadia brand stores including Topman and Topshop. In addition users will also be able to collect payments from any UK Post Office or buy various products and services directly from a range of other partner sites.

As part of the redevelopment project Mopay.co.uk has also included many new features including a recycler league table that awards cash bonuses to the top recyclers, an enhanced ‘my account’ area, monthly newsletters and various special offers for users.

Commenting on the partnership with WE7.com, Simon Walsh, sales and marketing director at mopay.co.uk said: “We have always been at the forefront of the online mobile phone recycling market and the partnership with WE7.com is sure to appeal to a wide audience – especially music lovers. With more and more people switching to digital music, and more mobile phones including music players being introduced, we’re confident that WE7 music credit will be one of our popular payment options.”

Since it launched in 2005 mopay.co.uk has paid out over £2 million to users and over £1 million to charities and partners. The old mobile phones collected through the site are refurbished and resold in developing nations at significantly lower costs. Mobile technology is helping to improve infrastructure and services as well as fight disease through improved communications.