MediaNama: After carrier billing, Fortumo looks to integrate wallets for mobile transactions

It’s been year since we spoke with Gerri Kodres, Chief Business Officer at Fortumo, a company which allows consumers to purchase digital goods by paying through their mobile operator wallet. The Estonian “carrier billing” company competes with the likes of Boku and Ver Se in India, in a country with limited credit card penetration, and allows merchants to monetize the burgeoning mobile Internet user base by selling subscriptions to music and video streaming, or virtual currency for use in games. In an interview with MediaNama at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Kodres spoke about how the company is going to approach its India business.

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