Carrier Billing: Teeny Tiny Gets Bigger
New research from Mercator Advisory Group examines the potential market opportunities for carrier billing solutions
Boston, MA - March 12, 2013
- Carrier billing, otherwise known as bill-to-mobile, is a multibillion
dollar industry created out of a need to efficiently process
micropayments for digital goods purchased online. Traditional payment
industry stakeholders have largely ignored this segment, but as the
market for digital goods expands, these solutions are poised for
expansion. In new research, Carrier Billing: Teeny Tiny Gets Bigger,
Mercator Advisory Group explores the potential of payments for digital
content, examines what the industry can learn about delivering
convenient and safe one-click payments to the mobile masses, and to what
extent these solutions can disrupt the industry.
financial services companies grab onto this technology or it remains
the purview of the media companies that control the market is still an
unknown. However, we believe that the industry is searching for more
real-time money transfer capabilities," comments Patricia Hewitt, director of Mercator Advisory Group's Debit Advisory Service and author of the report.
Major highlights of this report include:
taxonomy of leading companies in this market and their relationship to
global telecommunication giants and multifaceted digital media companies
- Estimates of consumer spend for digital content
- An overview of carrier billing's business model and primary feature functionality
- Analysis of barriers and potential to expand beyond telecom billers to financial institution partners
One of 10 exhibits in this report:
This report is 21 pages long and has 10 exhibits.
Companies mentioned in this report include:
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Google, Apple, Docomo, Danal,
Bango, Bill-to-Mobile, Amazon, Hi-Media, PayPal, Buko, Mach, Zong,
Syniverse, and Buongiorno.
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maximize revenue growth and contain costs. Our clients range from the
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