Mobile Industry Eye: Fortumo launches direct carrier billing with four Swedish telcos

Mobile technology company Fortumo has launched direct carrier billing and SMS messaging in Sweden. More than nine million subscribers of Telia, Tele2, Telenor and Tre can now make payments for digital content including app stores, streaming services and games by charging purchases to their mobile account. In the past, merchants had to use the local master aggregator WyWallet for carrier billing which closed at the end of May. Fortumo integrated and launched directly with the Swedish telcos in less than a month to avoid downtime for merchants.

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