April in the mobile industry: news recap by Fortumo

April in the mobile industry: news recap by Fortumo

Time for our monthly overview of the biggest stories from the mobile industry!

On the carrier billing front, without a doubt the biggest news came out of India. The local regulatory body has finally given a green light to making carrier billing available to prepaid SIM users, 95% of the country’s population. This is expected to significantly boost the popularity of carrier billing in one of the largest mobile ecosystems of the world, but there is also a downside to the change.

If you want to dive deeper into data on carrier billing, check out our dynamic data map for an overview of user spending behaviour in 90+ markets.

For stories from the mobile industry in April, check out the overview below.

General mobile

Payments

E-commerce

Digital content

Gaming