Mobile payment business Boku has acquired carrier billing specialist mopay.
The deal makes Boku the largest standalone provider of carrier billing-based mobile payment services in the world, with a combined customer base that includes Electronic Arts, Facebook, Gameloft, Sony, Spotify and Valve.
Online payment provider mopay has announced a carrier billing partnership with Telefónica, giving it direct access to the BlueVia billing platform.
It’ll improve the customer experience when consumers use mopay to buy digital goods and services that are charged to their phone bill.
Online payment specialist mopay has introduced a new service that lets customers charge web site purchases to their mobile phone account with a single click.
The new process is currently being offered via Telefonica and Vodafone in Germany.
More than half of purchases using direct-to-carrier billing were made by returning customers
Customers who’ve bought goods and services by adding the charge to their mobile phone bill tend to make further mobile purchases, according to a new study by payment provider mopay.
The company analysed information from 300 of its clients, accounting for more than four million mobile transactions in over 80 countries during the past three years.
Mobile payment solution provider mopay has announced a global partnership with Fon, which describes itself as the world's largest WiFi network.
Fon is enabling mopay mobile payments, making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to pay for access to a Fon hotspot. Customers will be able to get WiFi access simply by providing their mobile phone number and adding the Fon cost to their mobile account.