direct carrier billing

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direct carrier billing

Making purchases that are charged to the customer's phone account. Also called "direct operator billing" and "mobile content billing," for decades, this has been the telephone company's method for charging additional services, such as long distance and pay-per-minute 900 numbers. With the advent of smartphones, direct carrier billing lets users make a purchase via their phone from compliant merchants without entering credit card data. Such transactions are typically quick (the carrier has the user's data) and relatively simple compared to other methods.
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These customers will now have instant access to BilltoMobile's exclusive Direct Mobile Billing platform, which offers a simple, secure payment option that requires no registration, no set up, no application or downloads and no association with other financial instruments such as credit or bank cards.
Support for Multiple Funding Methods - mopay is now the only vendor to support the majority of funding methods, adding IP billing, broadband billing and connections to various third-party billing networks to its existing portfolio of billing solutions, including direct mobile billing and landline billing.
Online payment provider BilltoMobile announced on Thursday an agreement with US telecoms operator AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) to provide its Direct Mobile Billing payment service to AT&T's wireless subscribers as part of a trial.
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