E27: Digi and Fortumo launch direct carrier billing in Malaysia

Telecom operator Digi (part of Telenor Group) and Estonian mobile payments company Fortumo have launched direct carrier billing in Malaysia. Thanks to the partnership, 12 million subscribers of Digi will be able to make online payments by charging the purchases to their mobile phone bill, Fortumo said in a statement. Fortumo’s direct carrier billing platform is used by leading app stores (Google Play & Windows Phone Store), digital content providers (Sony, HOOQ, Gaana, Magzter), game developers (EA Mobile and Gameloft), smartphone manufacturers (Huawei, Xiaomi) and thousands of other merchants.

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