net mobile AG enables mobile payment in Google Play for customers of Telefonica O2 UK
Following the successful partnership with O2 UK, Google and net mobile, O2 customers in the UK can now also pay easily and securely for digital content in Google's Play Store via their mobile phone.
DUSSELDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With Telefonica O2 UK and its over 23 million customers, again one of the largest European mobile network operators has placed its confidence in net mobile AG’s (net-m) expertise in the area of mobile payment services. net-m's unique payment architecture enables the flexible and cost-effective integration of existing pay-interfaces of mobile network operators with Google's Play Store, one of the leading app stores worldwide.
“We are pleased with the good collaboration with O2 UK and the successful launch of another Google Play integration as part of our international partnership with Telefonica Group. Today O2 customers in Germany, Spain and Ireland can already pay easily for purchases in Google Play via their mobile phone contract”
With this contract net mobile AG has demonstrated its market leadership for mobile payment solutions in international competition yet again. "We are pleased with the good collaboration with O2 UK and the successful launch of another Google Play integration as part of our international partnership with Telefonica Group. Today O2 customers in Germany, Spain and Ireland can already pay easily for purchases in Google Play via their mobile phone contract" said Sebastian Böhm, VP and responsible for net mobile AG’s App Store Payment solutions.
Not only does net-m allow significant simplification when connecting different payment interfaces, but also guarantees operators a stringent adherence to various regulatory and technical requirements during operational use.
In addition to the UK net-m now operates the technical and operational interface between Google and network operators in ten other countries. Already more than 100 million mobile customers worldwide can purchase digital goods such as apps, books, games, movies and music from Google Play with an Android smartphone, and settle accounts safely with their existing mobile phone contract.
About Telefonica O2 UK
O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited and is a leading digital communications company with the highest customer satisfaction for any mobile provider according to Ofcom. With over 23 million customers, O2 runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the UK, as well as operating O2 Wifi and owning half of Tesco Mobile. O2 has over 450 retail stores and sponsors The O2, O2 Academy venues and the England rugby team.
About net mobile AG
net mobile AG is a leading international full-service provider of mobile value added services and payment solutions. The company, founded in November 2000, is regarded as an innovation leader in the marketplace. Clients worldwide include national and global mobile telecommunication providers, media companies, online shopping portals, brand name companies and television networks, for which complete white label solutions such as direct carrier billing and mobile television services are provided. Since December 2009, NTT DOCOMO, INC. is the main shareholder with over 87% share ownership. For more information please visit www.net-mobile.com.
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