Centricom was launched in 2004 and is based in Australia. The company brings together industry experts in banking, online transactional processing, web based services and has the highest standards of customer service. In 2007, Centricom announced that the renowned UK-based NEOVIA Financial, had taken a quarter of strategic stake in Centricom.
Their online payments strategy is done through POLi, an online payment system created in 2006, to broaden the choice of online payment options; it transfers funds directly between a customer’s Internet bank account and a merchant. Service which now operates in three countries: Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Currently, it enables over 33 million users from countries where its service has been deployed.
POLi is an easy, secure, fast and unique payment method that acts like a middle person between the user’s bank account and the merchant; nevertheless, it is only available to people who have who has access to the Pay Anyone functionality offered by a supported online banking facility can use POLi (Australia, UK and New Zealand). It is ideal for people that prefer not giving out their credit card number, or for who does not have access to a credit card.