UK consumers can use mobile numbers to buy concessions at entertainment venues

Verteda, a U.K.-based company that provides IT products to sports and entertainment venues, has announced that consumers using its Qjacker mobile mobile app to oder food and beverages at stadiums and arenas can charge purchases to their phone bill thanks...

Fortumo expands reach in Asia with Indonesia partnership

Fortumo and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia, owner of the GSM provider 3 ("Tri"), have announced the launch of direct carrier billing in Indonesia. The partnership will allow 55.5 million Tri subscribers to make online purchases and have them charged to...

DIMOCO buys Onebip for direct carrier billing services

Direct carrier billing company DIMOCO has announced it has acquired Onebip SpA, a mobile payment company specializing in direct carrier billing services, to enhance its services and European market position, according to a press release. "The combination of Onebip's position...

Bango acquires BilltoMobile's assets from Danal

Bango, a U.K.-based direct carrier biller, announced Monday it has acquired the BilltoMobile carrier billing service and associated contracts from Danal Inc., according to a press release. As a result of the acquisition, Bango is the only processor of carrier...

Fortumo launches direct carrier billing in India with Reliance Communications

Indian mobile operator, Reliance Communications, and mobile payment platform provider Fortumo today announced the launch of direct carrier billing in India. All Reliance Communications customers will be able to make purchases for digital content and games by charging the payments...

Bango launches direct carrier billing in India with Google Play, Idea Cellular

Mobile payments company Bango PLC has implemented direct carrier billing for Google Play on behalf of Idea Cellular in India. For the first time, Android users in India will be able to charge Google Play purchases to their phone bill, a Bango press release said. Idea is the sixth largest mobile operator in the world.

Mobile operators could win $142 billion or lose big by 2020

If mobile operators are able to overcome certain barriers, they could look at a $142 billion spike in revenue by 2020, according to a new report from DOCOMO Digital and Ovum Research, entitled "Mindset changes and stakeholder collaboration are needed...

Fortumo makes push in Africa

The mobile payments company Fortumo today announced it has launched direct carrier billing in three new African markets, according to a company press release. More than 52 million people in Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia and Senegal can now make digital payments and have the purchases charged to their mobile phone bill.

SLA Digital makes first Google Play connection for carrier billing

The company said the unnamed operator is using its proprietary Digital Services Platform to launch the service.

Mobile Embrace expands carrier billing in Asia

Mobile Embrace said it will bring StarHub customers mobile-optimized digital products and services, and the ability to pay with direct carrier billing.

Fortumo brings direct carrier billing to Malaysia

Some 12 million subscribers of Digi will be able to make online payments by charging the purchases to their mobile phone bill.

Centili expands direct carrier billing partnerships

The company announced it has been working to bring its 3G/4G one-click billing flow coverage to India, Russia, Thailand and Egypt.

DOCOMO Digital partners with Swisscom for direct carrier billing

MediaShop Group, a TV and online merchant based in Austria, is the first retailer to use DOCOMO Digital direct billing product.

Fortumo partners with Vietnamese carrier for direct billing

Viettel is the first mobile operator in Vietnam to launch mobile payments on Google Play.

Mobile Embrace expands direct carrier billing to UAE

The company has an agreement in place with an unnamed mobile operator in the country.

Hungary-based MNO adds MasterPass to mobile app

Telenor said its mobile app is installed on over 250,000 smartphones.

Direct carrier biller Boku launches new service

Boku Direct enables qualified merchants to integrate carrier billing functionality directly into their billing system.

Danal works with GSMA on mobile identity services

Danal said it is assisting mobile network operators that are currently using indigenous authentication technology to transition to the GSMA's Mobile Connect product.

TeleSign to provide Orange with mobile identity services

The companies said the new partnership brings together TeleSign's portfolio of authentication and mobile identity products with Orange's unique insights about its network and subscribers.

Dutch MNO, bank partner for NFC mobile payments

RoboWallet is compatible with any smartphone that runs on Android version 4.4 or higher.

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