Business Insider: Q&A With Direct Carrier Billing Technology Provider Fortumo

Direct carrier billing allows users to add the value of a purchase directly to their mobile bills. For now, it’s largely used for digital goods like tokens that can be purchased within gaming apps, but it could ultimately catch on for other digital and physical purchases. In a recent chart, we looked at the potential for direct carrier billing to take off as a method of payment in emerging markets where credit card penetration is low. Fortumo is one of the companies that is taking advantage of this opportunity.

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