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About Spectrum Message Services

Spectrum Message Services specializes in interactive messaging and mobile payment solutions within the financial technology sector. The company offers services such as transaction alerts, card control options, mobile payment facilitation, and the creation of responsive web and mobile interfaces. It was founded in 2004 and is based in Lismore, Australia. In February 2024, Spectrum Message Services was acquired by JT Group.

Headquarters Location

17 Walker Street Suite 4

Lismore, New South Wales, 2480,




Latest Spectrum Message Services News

JT strengthens fraud prevention offering with Spectrum acquisition

Feb 19, 2024

JT strengthens fraud prevention offering with Spectrum acquisition JT has expanded its Mobile Intelligence offerings by acquiring Spectrum Message Services, an Australian-based company. Spectrum specialises in combining mobile communications platforms with anti-fraud and payment systems and has global partnerships with top-tier  transactional software and service solution providers. Spectrum’s flagship product, MoneyGuard, is a mobile alert system that’s used to process transactions for more than 120 million consumers worldwide using cards, accounts and other electronic payment forms. It’s been designed to help financial institutions fight fraud by alerting and communicating with customers through SMS, mobile apps, email and voice. JT plans to seamlessly integrate MoneyGuard into its existing portfolio, enhancing its ability to protect customers from financial fraud and identity theft. Daragh McDermott, CEO of JT Group, commented: “JT Group’s vision is to connect our customers, and this strategic acquisition perfectly aligns with our commitment to using data-driven solutions to combat financial fraud. MoneyGuard’s innovative features complement our existing Mobile Intelligence portfolio, bolstering our ability to provide effective communication channels in the dynamic world of financial transactions.” Gerard Vos, Managing Director of Spectrum, added: “This marks an exciting chapter for MoneyGuard. Our shared vision for combining mobile alert systems with mobile intelligence aligns perfectly, and we look forward to contributing to its further growth by adding our expertise to JT’s initiatives in combating fraud whilst improving the overall customer experience.” Pictured: Left to right –  Gerard Vos and Daragh McDermott

Spectrum Message Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Spectrum Message Services founded?

    Spectrum Message Services was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Spectrum Message Services's headquarters?

    Spectrum Message Services's headquarters is located at 17 Walker Street, Lismore.

  • What is Spectrum Message Services's latest funding round?

    Spectrum Message Services's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of Spectrum Message Services?

    Investors of Spectrum Message Services include JT Group.

  • Who are Spectrum Message Services's competitors?

    Competitors of Spectrum Message Services include Fiserv and 4 more.


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