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Subscribing-to-publications-with-carrier-billing-made-possible

Subscribing to publications with carrier billing made possible


Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by

The mobile technology company Fortumo has launched PayRead which lets digital publishers identify and charge users through their SIM card, the most widely available digital identity globally. PayRead is integrated with 350 mobile operators whose users can access digital publications through their mobile account identity. Should the reader wish to pay for digital cont...


Revenue-leakage-and-how-devs-can-tackle-it

Revenue leakage and how devs can tackle it


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Revenue leakage is unnoticed leakage of money from your company. Industry estimates are that 3-5% of revenue is leaked annually due to errors and process gaps, and the negative impact compounds in industries where there is a recurring revenue stream over multiple years. That is a huge chunk of the revenue pie that developers have the capability of fixing. We spoke to th...


The-blockchain-approach-to-data-storage-problems

The blockchain approach to data storage problems


Sunday, May 13, 2018 by

The human race has truly entered the Information Age. Once the epitome of innovation, the floppy disk’s performance is now eclipsed by thumbnail-sized SD cards that boast over 500,000x the capacity of the already-ancient technology. Terabyte-denominated drives are becoming the norm, and prefixes like peta-, exa- and zetta- are being used to quantify the mind-boggling am...


Facebook-announces-in-app-purchases-for-Instant-Games

Facebook announces in-app purchases for Instant Games


Tuesday, May 8, 2018 by

At Facebook's annual developer conference, F8, the company has announced that In-App Purchases (IAP) will be available on the Instant Games platform for developers to implement on Android and Facebook. Enabling IAP has always been on Facebook's roadmap for Instant Games, and it's a key part of helping developers be successful. For purchases made in web versions of Insta...


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eSports gets its very own news network


Tuesday, May 1, 2018 by

Gamer World News Entertainment (GWNe) officially debuts as an ambitious new free and independent 24/7 multi-platform network featuring eSports and gamer news, information, entertainment and original programming exclusively dedicated to professional, competitive and casual gamers. eSports revolves around competition between gamers either one-on-one or in small teams, wit...


EasyPark-and-Fortumo-launch-carrier-billing-for-mobile-parking

EasyPark and Fortumo launch carrier billing for mobile parking


Thursday, April 12, 2018 by

EasyPark Group and mobile technology company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Drivers in Finland, Norway and Sweden can now conveniently charge their parking to their mobile phone bill through Fortumo.For consumers, paying with carrier billing for parking is very simple. After parking their car, they send a text message to EasyPark w...


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Viaplay launches direct carrier billing with Fortumo


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

The video streaming service Viaplay and the mobile payments company Fortumo announced the launch of a direct carrier billing partnership. Users can now purchase access to both Viaplay and Viaplay Sport by charging the payment to their mobile phone bill or deducting it from their prepaid SIM card balance. The first market where the payment method has been rolled out is E...


Fortumo-Expands-Carrier-Billing-Payments-to-55-Million-Users-in-Vietnam

Fortumo Expands Carrier Billing Payments to 55 Million Users in Vietnam


Friday, November 13, 2015 by

Through a partnership with Viettel, the largest mobile operator in Vietnam, Fortumo is bringing direct carrier billing for Viettel subscribers providing the ability for over 36 million smartphone owners to make mobile payments and purchase digital content online by charging payments to their mobile phone bill.Direct carrier billing lets users make payments over a data c...


Fortumo-Launches-Carrier-Billing-on-Windows-in-the-Philippines

Fortumo Launches Carrier Billing on Windows in the Philippines


Monday, October 12, 2015 by

Fortumo is working with Smart Communications, Inc. and Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI), the mobile subsidiaries of Philippine digital services provider PLDT, are launching carrier billing on the Windows Phone Store app store. Fortumo’s direct carrier billing platform allows users to make payments over a data connection by confirming purchases with one click...


Fortumo-Launches-New-Quarterly-Emerging-Markets-Mobile-Payments-Index

Fortumo Launches New Quarterly Emerging Markets Mobile Payments Index


Monday, March 2, 2015 by

Mobile payments company Fortumo has created a new quarterly Emerging Markets Payment Index intended to be used by web, game and app developers for benchmarking their revenue in markets with high smartphone growth and low credit card penetration. The Emerging Markets Payment Index focuses on top smartphone markets that have been predicted for growth by value in 2015...


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New Android In App Purchasing SDK from Fortumo Offers Offline Payments


Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by

Fortumo has released a new version of its Android in-app purchasing SDK for app stores which can process mobile payments even when app users are not connected to the internet.Fortumo’s in-app purchasing SDK is used by a number of alternative Android app stores include device manufacturers (NOOK, ZTE, Oppo, Gionee), mobile operators (Telenor, Turkcell, Kyivstar...


Fortumo-Now-Offers-Subscription-Payments-Through-Carrier-Billing-for-Windows-Phone-and-Windows-8

Fortumo Now Offers Subscription Payments Through Carrier Billing for Windows Phone and Windows 8


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 by

Mobile payments company Fortumo has announced that it has launched subscription payments using carrier billing for Windows Phone and Windows 8. Developers building apps for these Microsoft platforms can now increase their subscription payment coverage by enabling carrier billing for users without credit cards in 83 markets.Fortumo is currently rolling out subscriptions ...


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Alibaba's UCWeb Picks Fortumo As Its Carrier Billing Partner


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by

Mobile payments company Fortumo has just been chosen by Alibaba'€™s UCWeb as its carrier billing partner for its 9Game app store. The partnership will allow payments to now be powered on the 9game app store. Fortumo’s customers are able to collect user payments without credit cards. The company offers carrier billing in 83 markets to both app store o...


Changyou-Chooses-Fortumo-As-Its-Billing-Partner-For-The-Mobogenie-App-Store

Changyou Chooses Fortumo As Its Billing Partner For The Mobogenie App Store


Friday, December 12, 2014 by

Changyou selected Fortumo as its billing partner for its Mobogenie app store. Fortumo is excited to be working with Mobogenie to help them expand to overseas markets while enabling developers to make a profit from this expansion. The Mobogenie app store currently has over 400 million international users. Changeyou is a NASDAQ-listed entertainment company....


Fortumo-Now-Offering-App-Monetization-Opportunities-With-New-Mobile-Operator-Billing-Option-to-35-Million-Turkcell-Customers

Fortumo Now Offering App Monetization Opportunities With New Mobile Operator Billing Option to 35 Million Turkcell Customers


Wednesday, October 8, 2014 by

Fortumo has partnered with the leading Turkish mobile operator, Turkcell, to start providing an in-app purchasing solution for its AppMarket app store. Android developers can now earn additional revenue with Fortumo’s 1-click direct payment solution from 35 million Turkcell customers.Alternative app stores such as the Turkcell AppMarket are becoming viable options for m...


Fortumo-to-Give-Developers-$5,000-to-Integrate-Mobile-Payments-SDK

Fortumo to Give Developers $5,000 to Integrate Mobile Payments SDK


Friday, September 19, 2014 by

Fortumo has announced a new developer program for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers to help them acquire additional users for their apps.  Developers who add the Fortumo in-app purchasing SDK to their Windows Phone or Windows 8 app will receive $5,000 in free advertising credits from Fortumo to drive downloads for their apps in emerging markets. “The bigg...


Microsoft-Launches-New-Dev-Center-Partner-Program

Microsoft Launches New Dev Center Partner Program


Thursday, September 11, 2014 by

Microsoft has announced a new Dev Center Partner Program which provides middleware providers access to devices, software, co-marketing, event support, and more. The program includes a new partner directory to help developers find a growing list of middleware partners targeting Windows.Current partners include Unity, PayPal, PhoneGap, Facebook, Localytics, Fortumo, Syncf...


Fortumo-Expands-Mobile-Payments-Presence-in-China-

Fortumo Expands Mobile Payments Presence in China


Friday, August 15, 2014 by

At ChinaJoy (one of the biggest gaming industry events in China) Fortumo announced that it is opening a new office in Xuhui, China. The local connection will help the company stay close to the mobile development community in China and throughout the Asia Pacific. Gewben Wu is Fortumo’s Business Development Director for Asia and he pointed out that, “The b...


A-Real-World-Guide-to-the-Internet-of-Things-(IoT)-from-an-App-Developer’s-Perspective

A Real World Guide to the Internet of Things (IoT) from an App Developer’s Perspective


Thursday, August 7, 2014 by

It seems you can’t turn the corner without having someone virtually knock you on the head with the Internet of Things (IoT). But as an app developer, have you really heard anything yet about IoT that says, OK, now that is relevant to me?First, if you don’t know what the basic concept of IoT is, here you go: Connect all the things to the Internet so that automation and d...


Fortumo-Launches-Direct-Carrier-Billing-in-Pakistan

Fortumo Launches Direct Carrier Billing in Pakistan


Thursday, July 3, 2014 by

Mobile payments company Fortumo and mobile operator Telenor Pakistan are launching direct carrier billing in Pakistan that will provide the ability for app developers and publishers to receive payments from more than 35 million subscribers of Telenor Pakistan. These Telenor customers now able to make online payments by charging purchases to their phone bill. Fortumo wil...


Fortumo-Debuts-Windows-Phone-In-app-Purchasing-SDK-for-Unity-Game-Developers

Fortumo Debuts Windows Phone In app Purchasing SDK for Unity Game Developers


Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

Fortumo has launched a custom version of it Windows in-app purchasing SDK for developers who are using Unity to build their apps. The new SDK makes integrating carrier billing to Windows Phone or Windows 8 apps built with Unity much faster, with no additional development effort needed. Here’s what is needed to do to start accepting mobile payments with Fo...


Windows-Phone-More-Popular-Than-iPhone-in-24-countries,-What

Windows Phone More Popular Than iPhone in 24 countries, What


Thursday, June 5, 2014 by

If you are interested in exposing your app to emerging markets in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa & Asia and your app is not available on Windows Phone, you may be missing the boat. In 2013 Windows Phone was more popular than the iPhone in 24 countries across the world, including India and Nigeria, where a huge number of people are purchasing sma...


Fortumo-Surpasses-80-Countries-with-its-Mobile-Operator-Billing-Platform:-Carrier-Billing-Payments-Exploding

Fortumo Surpasses 80 Countries with its Mobile Operator Billing Platform: Carrier Billing Payments Exploding


Monday, May 12, 2014 by

Operating billing is rapidly becoming one of the top choices for mobile app developers to monetize their apps across the globe and Fortumo is in the forefront, now offering its mobile operator billing platform in over 80 countries. And developers using Fortumo’s operator billing options are seeing growth of six times payment volumes for Windows Phone & Win...


Fortumo-Developer-Program-Provides-Up-to-$25K-to-Enhance-Windows-Phone-and-Windows-8-App-Development

Fortumo Developer Program Provides Up to $25K to Enhance Windows Phone and Windows 8 App Development


Sunday, March 30, 2014 by

Fortumo has announced new a developer program for Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps. Developers who integrate Fortumo in-app purchasing to their app will receive an advance of up to $25,000 from Fortumo to cover their integration costs. The program is also open to successful iOS & Android developers who bring their apps to the Windows platform. Fo...


Today-is-Last-Day-to-Implement-Subscriptions-in-a-NOOK-App-and-Receive-Free-Marketing

Today is Last Day to Implement Subscriptions in a NOOK App and Receive Free Marketing


Friday, March 7, 2014 by

Today is the last day to take advantage of a program offered by NOOK and Fortumo to implement subscriptions in a NOOK App and receive premium app marketing.The subscription model works for apps and digital goods vendors that use recurring billing to enable users to access specific content.This subscription model allows developer to monetize through an app on a monthly b...


Marmalade-Launches-Free-Thought-Leadership-Webinar-Series-aimed-at-Game-Developers

Marmalade Launches Free Thought Leadership Webinar Series aimed at Game Developers


Thursday, January 16, 2014 by

16th January 2014: Marmalade Technologies Ltd, makers of the C++ cross-platform SDK, today announced the launch of The Marmalade Partner Webinar Series, which has been developed as an educational resource for game developers who are interested in learning about useful tools, strategies and tips to help them get the most out of their games.Each webinar is presented by a ...


Fortumo-Partners-with-Payelp-Global-to-Expand-Reach-Beyond-Just-Mobile

Fortumo Partners with Payelp Global to Expand Reach Beyond Just Mobile


Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by

App developers who are interested in monetizing certain geographic regions, including what are considered emerging markets, need to consider the reality of how consumers in those markets are willing to pay for services. And the actuality is that in many countries, cash, not credit cards, are commonly used payment options. So in these countries, carrier/operator bil...


PlayHaven-Brings-App-Marketing-Plugin-to-Corona-App-Developers

PlayHaven Brings App Marketing Plugin to Corona App Developers


Thursday, September 5, 2013 by

PlayHaven and Corona have announced a new PlayHaven plugin for the Corona SDK which will allow Corona app developers to access PlayHaven’s user acquisition, engagement and monetization tools. The free PlayHaven plugin is available for iOS and Android games written with Corona. Developers can build marketing campaigns directly into their apps and manage them through the...


Weekly-Roundup:-Apple-Developer-Outage,-Jellybean-4.3,-Amazon-and-Windows-Phone,-Unity-and-Blackberry-10,-and-GDC-2014

Weekly Roundup: Apple Developer Outage, Jellybean 4.3, Amazon and Windows Phone, Unity and Blackberry 10, and GDC 2014


Saturday, July 27, 2013 by

From the Editors DeskThis weekend is the last weekend before the August issue release and there has been no shortage of news to cover! From the Apple outage, to the Android 4.3 Jellybean update this week has been one for the books! We won't be publishing a podcast this week, while put all of our efforts towards putting the finishing touches on the August issue, but we'l...


Fortumo-Announces-Carrier-Billing-Coverage-for-1.15-Billion-Mobile-Phone-Subscribers-in-China

Fortumo Announces Carrier Billing Coverage for 1.15 Billion Mobile Phone Subscribers in China


Friday, July 26, 2013 by

Mobile payments provider Fortumo has announced direct carrier billing agreements with China Unicom and China Telecom which extends its mobile payment reach to over 1.15 billion mobile phone subscribers in China, which is now the largest Android market in the world. Gerri Kodres of Fortumo explains on accepting payments in China, “traditional payment methods, like cred...


Lotaris-to-Offer-Carrier-Billing-for-Developers-on-Windows-8-and-Windows-Phones-at-the-Beginning-of-August

Lotaris to Offer Carrier Billing for Developers on Windows 8 and Windows Phones at the Beginning of August


Thursday, July 25, 2013 by

Developers using Lotaris' in-app Commerce solution will now be able to charge Windows 8 and Windows Phone users through their phone bill in more than 80 countries. The new services is made possible through a partnership with mobile payments company Fortumo for carrier billing. Lotaris will integrate Fortumo's mobile payments SDK for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 into i...


Lotaris-and-Fortumo-Team-Up-For-Carrier-Billing-On-Windows-8-Platforms

Lotaris and Fortumo Team Up For Carrier Billing On Windows 8 Platforms


Monday, July 8, 2013 by

Carrier billing by Fortumo will enable app developers using Lotaris' in-app Commerce program to monetize their apps in 80 countries for both traditional applications and apps in the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store by allowing customers to charging purchases to their phone bill. The new service will allow developers to accept mobile payments from their users f...


Fortumo-Announces-Support-for-Marmalade-SDK

Fortumo Announces Support for Marmalade SDK


Thursday, June 6, 2013 by

Marmalade - the award-winning cross-platform development tool - and Fortumo, the developer-friendly mobile payments provider, today announced that Fortumo has been seamlessly integrated with the Marmalade SDK to enable developers easy access to in-app purchasing in 80 countries.  This partnership will enable Marmalade's developers to easily add in-app purchas...


Fortumo-Launches-Payments-on-Windows-Phone

Fortumo Launches Payments on Windows Phone


Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today mobile payments provider Fortumo 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.“Our goal is to help developers who are making the move to Windows Phone e...


In-App-Purchase-on-NOOK

In App Purchase on NOOK


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by

NOOK developers listen up, coming in April you'll have a new option for earning revenue through your apps, in-app purchases!NOOK announced that in-app purchase for NOOK apps will soon be made available in partnership with leading mobile-payment provider Fortumo. Supporting the latest NOOK HD and HD+ tablets, as well as the popular NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet, in-app purc...