OneCard payment option becomes available on

Press release
Published April 20th, 2011 - 09:15 GMT

OneCard, the largest online payment gateway in the Arab World and North Africa, signed a merchant agreement with, part of the Jabbar Internet Group.

According to the agreement, signed by OneCard General Manager Ahmed Fahmy and Cobone CEO Paul Kenny, OneCard payment method has been added to Cobone website where users will be able to buy their discounted vouchers at the most convenient and secure manner.

“We have been working with Jabbar group for more than a year now, all Tahadi games have OneCard as a payment option and also Souq users can pay through OneCard payment gateway,” Fahmy said.

“Users can benefit from having different options for charging their OneCard e-wallets; using prepaid cards and e-vouchers available at more than 30,000 distribution points in 19 countries; and through mobile top-ups, local payment systems such as eNet and Knet in Kuwait, Fawry in Egypt,” he added.

Some other services accepting OneCard are OffGamers, Amazon, Rapidshare, SoftCall, and Mubasher. Moreover, OneCard is in the closing phase with some other group buying websites. 

Background Information


Launched in Saudi Arabia in 2004, OneCard has made headlines globally for its unique approach to online services as well as its customer service strategy. By providing Middle East consumers with a platform to demand more online facilities in Arabic as well as services catering specifically to their culture and society; OneCard has played an instrumental part in developing the Internet for the Arab communities worldwide.

OneCard is not only the most comprehensive online payment solution you’ll ever need; it is also a tool that empowers users to shop and buy Internet connectivity, fixed and mobile communication services, airline tickets, stock market solutions, educational resources and much more.

OneCard is a vision for how the Internet will combine the best of what’s on offer today to make your lifestyle easier, simpler and safer! Developed and supported by National Net Ventures (N2V); OneCard aims to be the only online payment that you’ll ever need when you’re online!


Launched in July 2010 in Dubai, Cobone is the Middle East’s biggest 'daily deals', or group buying, site featuring daily deals on the best things to do, see, eat and buy in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. 

We have offices in Dubai and Jeddah and employ over 60 staff of over 20 different nationalities, who work hard every day to find you the best savings we can. With over 2.6 million Cobone vouchers bought, we’ve saved our users over $172 million in our 5 year history. We’ve been an innovative leader during this time in the development of transactional E-commerce in the Middle East. 

Jabbar Internet Group

Jabbar Internet Group operates Web sites. The company offers Arabic/English Web-based email service, as well as community services consist of email, discussion forums, news, blogs, chat, matrimonial services, games, mobile services, women content, and sports content.

It also provides Arabic search engine on the Internet; prepaid Internet payment services; and online market research services, as well as operates Arabic auction and online eCommerce marketplace. Jabbar Internet Group was formerly known as Maktoob Group and changed its name in November 2009.

The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Amman, Jordan with additional offices in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Kuwait.

Companies under the Jabbar Internet Family include:,,, Tahadi Games,, and


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