MWC 2014: PayPal, Deutsche Telekom extend European reach with carrier payments deal

Tuesday 25 February 2014 00:04 CET | News

PayPal and Germany-based telecommunication services provider Deutsche Telekom have entered a direct carrier billing relationship, which enables Deutsche Telekom users to make purchases via their mobile phone account.

A part of PayPal’s carrier payment network, Deutsche Telekom and PayPal is set to enable the extension of carrier payments across Europe.

Deutsche Telekom has a presence in 14 markets throughout Europe, with some 144 million mobile customers. Deutsche Telekom joins approximately 250 carriers as part of PayPal’s carrier payments network.

With PayPal, carriers such as Deutsche Telekom, can enable their subscribers to purchase digital goods, such as e-books, music and in-game content across digital merchant websites and mobile applications.

In recent news, eBay and PayPal have launched apps for the second generation Samsung’s Gear 2 smart watches to enable mobile commerce.

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Keywords: PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, MWC, European, carrier, payments , direct, billing, mobile
Categories: Payments & Commerce
Countries: World
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Payments & Commerce