Mobile World Live: Telenor offers carrier billing in Pakistan

Pakistan’s second-largest operator Telenor launched direct carrier billing and talked up the service’s prospects in a country where less than 1.5 million people have credit cards. Carrier billing enables users to pay for digital goods by charging the purchase directly to their phone bill, or deducting it from their prepaid account. The system was supplied to Telenor, which has over 35 million connections in Pakistan (GSMA Intelligence, Q1 2014), by Fortumo.

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