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Everything you wanted to know about Operator Billing Buy Apps without a Credit Card!

Everything you wanted to know about Operator Billing

It was the end of 2014 when we reported that Idea Cellular subscribers in India can now buy app and games from the Windows Phone Store via operator billing (or carrier billing). Idea Cellular is India's 3rd largest mobile operator, with over 150 million subscribers. Microsoft and Idea Cellular introduced operator billing on the Windows Store for Idea subscribers. This partnership...

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Microsoft announces the Windows Phone store in more markets, added another billion transactions

Microsoft announces the Windows Phone store in more markets, added another billion transactions

Microsoft's Todd Brix announced yesterday new developer tools to further expand the opportunity for those who wish to produce content for Windows Phone. As well as new capabilities for developers, the official blog post also goes into detail about new payout markets, as well as expanded payment options and how the store is growing. If you're considering whether or not Windows Phone is...

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Vodafone Italy opens up mobile operator billing support for the Windows Phone Store

Vodafone Italy opens up mobile operator billing support for the Windows Phone Store

More mobile operators are implementing billing support for the Windows Phone Store and now Vodafone in Italy has followed suit. Offering customers the ability to use their contracted plans as a way to pay for apps and content from mobile phone stores, it's a more convenient payment gateway to using cards on the go. If you don't have a card or wish to use one on your Microsoft account,...

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Interview: Microsoft and Fortumo team up to offer mobile payments to developers

Interview: Microsoft and Fortumo team up to offer mobile payments to developers

While everyone here has played a game or used an app that offers some kind of in-app-purchase (IAP), most of us probably don’t give the mobile payment systems that work behind the scenes much thought. And yet developers certainly have to consider mobile payment systems if they’re going to accept payments from users. At GDC last week, we had the opportunity to speak with Rain Rannu, the...

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Russian mobile operator Beeline launching carrier billing on Windows Phone

Russian mobile operator Beeline launching carrier billing on Windows Phone

Russian mobile operator Beeline has announced on Twitter that the network will support carrier billing on Windows Phone this coming summer. Consumers will then be able to add apps and games purchased on the Windows Phone Store to the monthly invoice, opening up the catalogue of content to those who don't wish (or are unable) to use debit / credit cards. @dark_online Здравствуйте!...

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VimpelCom signs deal with Nokia to provide carrier billing support for the Windows Phone Store

VimpelCom signs deal with Nokia to provide carrier billing support for the Windows Phone Store

Nokia has announced that it has signed an agreement with VimpelCom Ltd, a global provider of telecommunications services (reportedly the 6th largest mobile operator in the world). The partnership will deliver a new way for consumers to enjoy digital entertainment in the Windows Phone Store, and is also being backed by Microsoft.  VimpelCom has said that consumers who are subscribers on...

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