How to Ensure a Successful Google Play Launch?

This document helps carriers prepare for launching direct carrier billing on Google Play.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Fortumo




Carrier Billing to 2020 – Looking to the Future of Carrier Billing

Carrier Billing has massive potential as a revenue stream for both Mobile Operators and content providers. Carrier Billing is a huge growth market, set to be worth over $25bn by 2020 with no signs of levelling off according to a report by Ovum.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: SLA Digital




Direct Carrier Billing in 2016:Global market report by Fortumo

The first annual overview by Fortumo on direct carrier billing, taking a look back at the previous year. In this report, we give an overview of 3 countries of each region (Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa, Western Europe and Central & Eastern Europe) that had the biggest growth in direct carrier billing transaction volume.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: Fortumo


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Mobile Payments Today: 2016 in review

Was 2016 the year of mobile payments?

5 trends shaping mobile payments worldwide in 2016

Michelle Evans, the digital consumer manager for Euromonitor International, shares some findings from the company's latest global research.

The great debate: Executives discuss the pro and cons of a cashless society

It wasn't Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump, but six payments executives took the stage last week in Chicago at Networld Media Group's Bank Customer Experience Summit to engage in a friendly debate about cash versus electronic payments.

Direct carrier billing makes the transition from digital content to physical goods (Part 2)

In the second part of our focus on direct carrier billing, John BaRoss examines how the payment method is being used more to purchase physical goods.

The global ascension of direct carrier billing (Part 1)

John BaRoss, who has a long history in the e-commerce industry, discusses how this often overlooked payment method is still a hot commodity for telcos worldwide.

Bango's BilltoMobile acquisition puts spotlight back on direct carrier billing

On the same day that U.K.-based Bango made its acquisition for $3.5 million, Las Vegas-based Axiologix Inc. announced that it had entered into a joint venture with SLA Mobile, a direct carrier biller with headquarters in Malaysia and the U.K. The next day, Austria's Dimoco purchased Italy-based Onebip for an undisclosed amount.

Mobile wallets don't have enough going for them right now

Richard Buckle, founder and CEO of Pyalla Technologies LLC, wrote a blog post about how he believes security concerns and an abundance of options for consumers continue to stifle widespread adoption of mobile payments.

The problems weighing down mobile payments

Robert Brodie, co-founder and CTO of SUMO Heavy, examines some of the issues that are preventing mobile payments from really catching fire.

Asian mobile operators can disrupt the online payments industry

Gerri Kordes, chief business officer at Fortumo, believes the growing mobile population in the region is a good opportunity for operators there to take advantage of the growth.

March mobile payments 5 for 5: Mobile World Congress in focus

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in March, and what we can learn from them.

Mobile payments, IoT and wearables all the talk at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress may be over, but the dust is still settling from the biggest mobile event of the year.

February mobile payments 5 for 5: EMV in the spotlight (again)

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in February, and what we can learn from them.

Bank Customer Experience Summit slated for September

The two-day event caters to bankers who want to transform their FI's culture, technology and environment in order to reach and retain a new generation of retail customers.

January mobile payments 5 for 5: New year, different questions

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in January, and what we can learn from them.

The fintech industrial revolution is upon us

This digitalized revolution is undoubtedly booming and the speed of current breakthroughs has no historical precedent, writes Xendpay Founder and CEO Rajesh Agrawal.

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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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