Fortumo expands carrier billing coverage to Lebanon, Mozambique & Tunisia

Fortumo expands carrier billing coverage to Lebanon, Mozambique & Tunisia

Today we are launching payments in three new countries: Lebanon, Mozambique and Tunisia. This brings Fortumo’s carrier billing coverage up to 90 countries and we’re very happy to reach this milestone as the first company in the industry.

You can read more about carrier billing in the Middle Eastern & African region from our recent white paper. As for the three new countries, here are the key facts you should know:

Lebanon
  • Population: 4.5 million
  • Carriers supported by Fortumo: Touch, Alfa (100% end-user coverage)
  • Mobile phone penetration: 100%
  • Credit card penetration: 10.7%
  • Median age: 29.4 years
  • GDP per capita: $17,986
Mozambique
  • Population: 25.7 million
  • Carriers supported by Fortumo: Movitel, Vodacom, Mcel (100% end-user coverage)
  • Mobile phone penetration: 31.5%
  • Credit card penetration: 3.9%
  • Median age: 17.5 years
  • GDP per capita: $1,174
Tunisia
  • Population: 10.9 million
  • Carriers supported by Fortumo: Ooredoo, Tunisie Telecom, Orange (100% end-user coverage)
  • Mobile phone penetration: 100%
  • Credit card penetration: 6.8%
  • Median age: 29.7 years
  • GDP per capita: $11,300

If you are an existing merchant using Fortumo, you can immediately add the new countries to your payment services from your Fortumo Dashboard. If you have not yet signed up with Fortumo, you can get started here.