Independent game developer and publisher, Playwing has partnered with SLA Digital to enable direct carrier billing payments for their gaming platform across the Middle East and Asia.
Playwing has launched their service with SLA Digital in Myanmar and Iraq and are planning additional carrier billing rollouts over the next few months.
“Playwing’s focus is to make our games available to as many people as possible and carrier billing is key to enabling this. The payment option allows customers to easily access our premium content by using their mobile phone bill.” Said Florian Gheorghe, Relations Manager. “We are delighted to have partnered with SLA Digital as they have a wealth of carrier billing experience and key mobile operator connections.”
“Direct carrier billing offers gaming companies like Playwing the opportunity to monetise customers through a simple and secure mobile payment channel. We are delighted to have partnered with Playwing as we continue to bring fresh and exciting premium content to Mobile Operator customers.” Commented Ashley O’Kane, Head of Marketing at SLA Digital.
SLA Digital is an international Digital Services company delivering innovative solutions such as Direct Operator Billing to Mobile Network Operators and Content Partners globally in order to drive additional revenue streams for all participants. SLA’s team of experienced mobile specialists operate worldwide serving significant operator and content partners throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Playwing is owned by the founders of Ubisoft and is dedicated to bringing high-value propositions to gamers, game publishers, phone manufacturers and advertisers.
The Fonix Carrier Billing solution enables patrons to purchase theatre tickets seamlessly from their smartphones.
London: April 2018: Mobile payments and messaging specialist Fonix, has been selected to power the carrier billing service for Young Frankenstein theatre tickets, which is yet another deal signed in the ticketing sector; earlier this year Fonix announced the UK’s first carrier billing ticketing deal with the Cowes Floating Bridge.
The musical comedy, Young Frankenstein is currently playing in the West End at the Garrick Theatre. Utilising the mobile network operators’ marketing channels, consumers will be driven to a bespoke landing page, built by Fonix which will enable customers to purchase up to two theatre tickets effortlessly from their mobile phone.
The service uses Fonix’s Carrier Billing product to seamlessly charge the Young Frankenstein tickets straight to the consumer’s mobile phone bill, without the need to enter credit card details.
Anthony Baladi, the Commercial Director of Fonix, said: “Mobile really is the primary consumer touch-point for brands and organisations. As a result, consumers now expect brands to offer a mobile experience which is as frictionless as possible.
“This is a dynamic solution that Young Frankenstein clearly understands and we are excited to be partnering with them, to enable consumers to purchase theatre tickets in a totally quick and slick way.”
Paul Hicks, Ticketing and Revenue Consultant on Young Frankenstein, added: “User experience is everything, which is why carrier billing was such a natural choice for Young Frankenstein as it enables customers to purchase tickets with just a couple of clicks.”
mGage, a Vivial Company, has been awarded accreditation to deliver Principles Based Service solutions to their clients by the PayForIt Management Group – an industry organization with representation from all Mobile Network Operators in the UK (including EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three.) mGage now allows selected businesses to develop customised mobile payment web flows, creating the potential for significantly increased conversion rates.
The full press release can be found HERE.
mGage are pleased to announce that they have won Vodafone’s 2016 B2B Enabler Platinum Partner Award at Knightsbridge in London.
Vodafone launched the B2B Enabler Partner Award to recognise the accredited partners that are industry leaders within their field.
For the full press release click here: mGage Press Release – Vodafone award Apr17.
EXHIBITION – IT’S A SELL OUT!
It’s going to be pretty crowded in the sponsor’s expo lounge this year with record numbers of delegates and exhibitors trading voice and mobile billing solutions, digital marketing technologies, value added services and premium content. We’re working on releasing some more space so get in touch if you’d like to stand out from the crowd in Marbella
CONFERENCE – THE 28 NEW FACES OF TELEMEDIA
From the UK and Spain to Russia and South Africa and almost everything in between … We’re scouring the planet to bring you the most diverse range of expert speakers ever! Learn how the world of mobile payments and marketing is evolving into the single most important engagement mechanism for driving value added services & premium content”.
COUNTRY UPDATES – PUTTING THE “WORLD” IN TELEMEDIA
Country Managers from Empello together with co-presenters from billing gateways, aggregators, SPs and network operators – host these popular “quick-fire drop in” sessions which cover: •UAE •Qatar •Egypt •Turkey• Russia •Ukraine • Germany • Italy •Belgium • Switzerland • South Africa •East Africa • Brazil • Mexico
NETWORKING – 24/7 EVENTS FOR ALL DELEGATES
It’s our job to get over 300 industry leaders from 52 countries “bonding” during their time at the show. So make sure you register for 3 days of VIP networking. We start with the T52 Golf Day at the fabulous Marbella Golf & Country Club on the 18th followed by a packed schedule of parties in Puerto Banus, speed networking, sponsored hospitality events … and don’t forget EVERYONE gets two fabulous lunches included in their World Telemedia event pass.
Early bird Discount ends 9th September – register now for just €370 http://www.wtevent.co.uk/visiting/register/