We are very pleased to announce that aimm have been nominated in the Meffy Awards 2021. The nomination falls under the category of Protecting the Mobile Customer for the launch of PhoneCharges.org. Voting starts for MEF members on the 11th Feb. Winner will be announced on the 23rd February.
We are delighted that the value of PhoneCharges.org has already been recognised in this way and we look forward to continuing to offer and evolve this free service, allowing consumers to investigate unknown phone charges, identify who has charged them and find out how they can resolve their queries.
SLA Digital brings customers in the Middle East access to EPIC ON, a premium Indian-inspired streaming platform, through direct carrier billing.
EPIC ON by IN10 Media is a one stop destination for entertaining and informative India-centric TV shows, short videos, documentaries, and specials across the genres of sports, food, history, mythology, travel, and more. Through the OTT platform EPIC ON is catering to the needs of digital entertainment seekers by providing them with appealing and easily accessible content at the tap of a finger on their smartphones.
Taking a step ahead in the direction to enhance its digital offerings, EPIC ON has joined hands with SLA Digital to introduce carrier billing solutions and offer customers in the Middle East an option to make seamless and secure payments for EPIC ON’s OTT content directly through their mobile phone bill.
“We are delighted to introduce EPIC ON as a new service in our portfolio and we look forward to continuing to work with IN10 Media and their partner Digital Technology to bring new customers to the service through carrier billing.” commented Ashley O’Kane, Head of Business Development at SLA Digital.
Sharing his thoughts on the new service launch Sourjya Mohanty, Chief Operating Officer, EPIC ON stated “Continual improvement of our customer services and digital offerings is the core value that we operate by at EPIC ON. We are delighted to join hands with SLA Digital and through this partnership we have strengthened our digital and payment services. With the launch of direct carrier billing we strive to make the best use of the mobile payment technology to offer more flexible and transparent payment solutions to our EPIC ON customers in the Middle East.”
SLA Digital will continue to roll out the EPIC ON service to new mobile operators and customers across the Middle East and Asia.
Fonix, the mobile payments and messaging specialist, announced its partnership with Alchimie’s UK based OTT service, TVPlayer today.
TVPlayer offers a monthly premium subscription service with access to live television channel streams, catchup and on demand. As part of this partnership Fonix has introduced carrier billing specifically for premium TVPlayer subscribers who join through social media channels.
Fonix’s carrier billing solution is being used on the service to seamlessly charge the monthly subscription straight to the consumers’ mobile phone bill, without the need to enter credit card details.
Stephen George, Commercial Director, Fonix, said: “We are very happy to help TVPlayer grow and monetise their user base. Providing consumers with a carrier billing payment experience to access content is proving to be an essential part of the payment mix for OTT providers, which is why Fonix and TVPlayer are such natural partners.”
Kieran Knight, Commercial Director, TVPlayer, added: “The Fonix service provides an additional fast and easy payment option enabling our viewers to purchase a subscription with just a couple of taps, and allowing TVPlayer’s premium customers to watch their TV shows, on demand, and offline, without interruption from ads.”
SLA Digital Signs Global Framework Agreement with Telenor Group to Deliver Digital Content via Direct Carrier Billing
SLA Digital and Telenor Group, one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications service providers, have signed a global framework agreement making SLA Digital a delivery agent for digital content to a number of Telenor subsidiaries across Europe and Asia.
The agreement offers Telenor subsidiaries access to SLA Digital’s ecosystem of local and international content that their customers can access via direct carrier billing. SLA Digital’s diverse ecosystem of merchants,including global brands,offers both one-off and subscription content across verticals including gaming, video-on-demand and music streaming.
SLA Digital is live with Telenor Myanmar, with other subsidiaries following imminently. Telenor’s customers in Myanmar now have access to more digital content that they can charge directly to their mobile phone bill.
Nic Stirk, CEO of SLA Digital commented, “We are pleased to have partnered with Telenor Group in order to leverage our key relationships with global and local merchants. Our engagement with Telenor is an important step for us as it allows us to provide their customers with key value added services whilst continuing to extend our footprint.” Nic continued, “We are proud to have partnered with an innovative mobile operator like Telenor Group and look forward to embracing future opportunities.”