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BilltoMobile Partners With Discover on Mobile Payments Push

BilltoMobile has announced an alliance with Discover in which Discover’s e-commerce retailers will be able to offer carrier billing as a possible payment option at checkout. The new partnership is being advertised as a “marketing agreement” designed to drive takeup of carrier billing in digital merchandise, m-commerce, and the mobile payments space. BilltoMobile lets consumersContinue Reading

Verizon Adds Option to Put Payments on Mobile Bill

American Banker  |  Thursday, June 16, 2011 By Will Hernandez Verizon Wireless is extending its mobile payments capabilities by allowing consumers to charge online purchases directly to a mobile phone bill. Payfone Inc. is providing the technology for the service, which is scheduled for rollout later this year. Payfone, of New York, is “complementary toContinue Reading

Mobile Credit: A potentially disruptive payment model

The Boston Consulting Group defines Mobile Credit as model where “mobile-phone carriers become issuers, leveraging the phone bill as a credit instrument with a limited line” The power of Mobile Credit, was recently evidenced when mobile carriers raised $25 million in donations from 2.5 million mobile users in the United States during the 2010 HaitiContinue Reading