Carrier billing doesn’t have the hype of digital wallets or NFC, but it’s still a pretty convenient way to tackle mobile payments.
Mobile payment company Bango has integrated Google Play billing with carrier billing, announcing Australian carrier Telestra as its first client.
eBay announced today that it has purchased Zong, a company that lets you easily pay for purchases with your mobile phone number, for $240 million in cash.
Mobile payment system Mopay announced today that people charging online merchandise directly to their cell phones or landlines has nearly doubled over the last year in North America, putting local consumers on par with leading regions like Asia that have long been using the method.
Applications purchased on the Android Marketplace for phones running Google’s Android mobile operating system can now be charged to AT&T phone accounts and paid for whenever users pay their bill normally.