Idea, Microsoft partner for carrier billing for Windows Phone Store

Wednesday 24 December 2014 08:01 CET | News

Microsoft has tied up with Indian mobile network operator Idea Cellular to provide the telecom operators subscribers the carrier billing option on the Windows Phone Store.

Under the agreement, Idea’s subscribers will no longer need credit cards or other electronic payment options to purchase paid content.

Microsoft has also unveiled it has tied up with operator China Mobile in China, Claro in Brazil and Verizon Wireless in the US to rollout carrier billing for Windows Phone customers on those networks.

The carrier billing option will allow Idea subscribers using Windows Phone handsets to purchase paid apps and other content from Microsofts Windows Phone Store, and have the charges billed to them on postpaid plans or deducted from their balance on prepaid plans.

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Keywords: Idea, Cellular, Microsoft, carrier billing, Windows Phone Store, postpaid, prepaid, China Mobile, Claro, Verizon Wireless
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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