Infobip is now providing in addition to their direct carrier billing platform, a fully managed and hosted solution that includes an application store and content provided by neXva. This business model is providing new revenue streams to operators, new markets for content providers and easy “billing on phone” solution for end users.
“The mobile payment market is rapidly evolving from premium SMS to direct carrier billing. Thanks to our cGate platform, Mobile Operators will now be able to easily add this new payment technology in their portfolio. We now provide a full end-to-end billing platform, from “how to bill” to “what to bill”. Through our partnership with neXva, operators now can extend their offering beyond a robust mobile payment platform to include a branded mobile app store with top quality content. The result is a benefit to the carrier’s customers and a way for the carrier to increase their revenue” said Massimo Cristini, Infobip Managing Director North America.
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