Fortumo launches payments on Windows Phone

Fortumo

Offering solution to Windows devices

Mobile payments provider Fortumo has launched in-app payments for Windows Phone, making it the only third-party payment provider on Microsoft platforms with support for cross-device integration of payments on Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone.

With this update, app and game developers can use a single SDK to activate payments on all Microsoft devices. For the end-user buying virtual coins or unlocking new features, payments are completed with two clicks without having to leave the app.

“With Windows Phone we are seeing a repetition of what happened when Android launched –developers who were initially cautious in porting their apps to the new operating system are starting to see Windows Phone as a viable source of revenue,” said Martin Koppel, co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Fortumo. “Our goal is to help developers who are making the move to Windows Phone easily monetize their users globally and with a more broadly accessible, higher converting payment method than credit cards.”

Commenting on the free payment processing offer by Fortumo, John Richards, senior director Windows App Marketing for Microsoft has noted: “Windows Store has already seen great traction with developers due to its unprecedented reach in over 200 markets. Microsoft’s flexibility in monetization and industry-leading revenue sharing gives Windows 8 developers greater potential and more control over their revenue. Through the relationship with Fortumo, there are more opportunities for developers to monetize users in emerging markets.”

Related reading

new york barclays
company card killer Pleo
Cheque
boom

Leave a comment