Direct Carrier Billing with Swisscom: increased revenue and expanded business opportunities

Swisscom is the leading mobile operator in Switzerland. Their subscriber base is 4.7 million people or approximately 58.5% of the Swiss market. Fortumo has been working together with Swisscom on direct carrier billing (DCB) since October 2013.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Fortumo


Carrier billing in Western Europe

While carriers themselves are not too keen to share data on the popularity of carrier billing, their annual reports and Fortumo spending data allows us to estimate the payment method’s reach.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


API Management and Service Creation for Mobile Operators

Are your Voice and SMS margins experiencing significant pressures? Do new revenue streams sound interesting? If so, then experts agree that it is time to shift from being a mobile service provider to a mobile service innovator and invest in the API Economy.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SLA Mobile


Emerging Markets Payment Index: Q4 2015

The Emerging Markets Payment Index is intended to be used by digital media companies, web and game developers for benchmarking their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Fortumo


Vritti | Mobile Payments Guide Mahindra Comviva First Edition

I am delighted to share the inaugural issue of our quarterly customer newsletter "Vritti". Vritti, literally "whirlpool" in Sanskrit, seems to resonate well with the constant innovation and disruption we see in the mobile financial landscape today.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mahindra Comviva


Carrier billing in the Nordics: 2015 market report by Fortumo

This market report gives an overview of the carrier billing landscape in 4 Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Fortumo


Carrier billing in the Middle East & North Africa

This market report gives an overview of the carrier billing landscape in 14 countries of the Middle-East and North African (MENA) region.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


How to avoid cannibalization between online payment methods?

It is vital for merchants to provide a variety of payment methods such as credit cards and local direct debit complemented by mobile payments to cater the needs of each possible end-user. Yet adding a new payment method always presents a risk to merchants.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


Carrier Billing in Asia

Asia has grown to be the dominant mobile region of the world. According to the recent Internet Trends Report 2015, Asia leads in new internet connections and smartphones.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo


Centili for dating industry: How direct carrier billing can help dating sites and apps

With consumers becoming more used to paying with their phones, dating companies are striving to find a secure, efficient and practical monetisation solution, that consumers in different markets can feel comfortable using. Read more how Centili’s direct carrier solution can help dating websites and apps with user acquisition and conversion!

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: Infobip / Centili


Webinar: How operators can seize the carrier billing opportunity

As the app economy continues its explosive growth, the world’s mobile network operators (MNOs) are fighting tenaciously to secure their share of the revenue that’s flowing across their networks. As this battle rages, carrier billing is emerging as the most powerful weapon in the MNO armory.

Type: Webinar

Sponsor: Bango


The Rise of Mobile POS

Mobile point of sale (mPOS) has introduced a new dynamic into the mobile proximity payments market. Between 2010 and 2011, approximately 1.2 million mPOS solutions were shipped to MasterCard merchants globally; and 75% of those merchants had not previously been able to accept card payments.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Mahindra Comviva



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Placing the purchase of digital goods on your mobile phone bill is becoming a hotly contested space, both in the U.S. and abroad, as the limits of direct carrier billing expands. Direct carrier billers are looking to become a payment method for physical goods in the online space, or even in the offline space. Plus it's the only mobile payment method actually available to consumers. This research center covers the major players and the issues with this growing market.

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