Boku brings Spotify direct carrier billing to Italy, Germany

Monday 2 May 2016 | 09:12 CET | News
Boku has announced new partnerships in Germany and Italy to provide carrier billing subscriptions services to Spotify Premium. The agreements include Vodafone, O2 and Deutsche Telekom in Germany and 3 Italia in Italy, and will allow more than 100 million mobile subscribers to sign up for Spotify Premium using only their mobile phone numbers. Users simply enter their mobile phone number to start a free trial of Spotify Premium and are billed directly to their phone bill when the 30-day trial period expires.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / Boku / Deutsche Telekom / O2 / Spotify / Vodafone
Countries: Germany / Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Boku, Spotify bring carrier billing to France, Australia and Malaysia

Published 21 Jul 2017 11:05 CET | World
Direct carrier billing service provider Boku has announced the availability of carrier billing as a payment option for customers ...

Vodafone selects Calvi to create billing management

Published 26 Sep 2016 13:50 CET | Germany
Vodafone Germany has selected Calvi as the premium telecom bill expense management (TEM) system provider for its entire ...

Boku extends carrier billing for Deezer, Spotify

Published 21 Jul 2016 09:23 CET | Germany
Boku is brining carrier billing to Spotify in Germany and Deezer in Ireland. From 01 July, the new partnership with 3 Ireland ...

Deutsche Telekom connects Fortumo for direct carrier billing

Published 28 Jun 2016 12:36 CET | Czech Republic
The mobile payments company Fortumo has launched direct carrier billing with Deutsche Telekom. The first market to be connected ...

Vodafone starts Google Play carrier billing at 90% discount

Published 09 Jun 2016 15:43 CET | Germany
Vodafone has officially launched carrier billing for purchases on the Google Play Store, teltarif.de reports. The payment method ...

Deutsche Telekom deducts data for Spotify despite zero rate

Published 24 May 2016 14:04 CET | Germany
Deutsche Telekom customers with a Spotify music subscription have experienced issues with billing for the service, as data used ...

Spotify to expand video offering with original shows

Published 10 May 2016 11:24 CET | World
Music streaming service Spotify is set to expand its video offering with 12 original TV series, reports Bloomberg. The plans for ...

Boku cuts new Google Play carrier billing deals in Europe

Published 24 Mar 2016 16:30 CET | Belgium
Direct carrier billing mobile payments company Boku has announced four new partnerships to bring direct carrier billing to Google ...

Boku launches carrier billing for new Windows Store

Published 11 Dec 2015 10:02 CET | World
Direct carrier billing mobile payments company Boku has announced an expanded agreement with Microsoft, bringing Boku direct ...

Boku acquires mobileview Italia

Published 14 Aug 2015 09:42 CET | Italy
Boku, a provider of carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, acquired mobileview Italia, a provider of mobile payment ...

Cahill returns to Boku as new CTO

Published 12 Dec 2014 17:42 CET | World
Boku's former vice president of Engineering Mike Cahill has returned to Boku as CTO after two years serving as VP of Mobile ...

Boku names Lippert, Hinrichs as CBO, CFO

Published 17 Nov 2014 08:48 CET | World
Global mobile payments provider Boku has officially named mopay co-founders Ingo Lippert and Christian Hinrichs as the company's ...

Boku acquires German m-payments provider Mopay

Published 07 Oct 2014 10:54 CET | World
Global mobile payments provider Boku has acquired Germany-based carrier billing provider Mopay for undisclosed sum. The ...

Boku to offer direct carrier billing for O2, EE, Vodafone

Published 03 Oct 2014 11:09 CET | United Kingdom
Mobile payments company Boku has reached an agreement with O2 UK, EE and Vodafone UK to offer direct carrier billing for the ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

27 Nov Axiata Q3 2020
30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
01 Dec 5G Italy
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
::: More Calendar Items