The global direct carrier billing platform market size reached US$ 286.0 Million in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 716.5 Million by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 16% during 2023-2028.
A direct carrier billing platform, also referred to as direct operator billing, is an online payment method that allows users to make purchases via their mobile phones. This platform is considered safer for buying digital services or products from third-party vendors without using any confidential banking details. Furthermore, it also offers hassle-free payments directly from compliant merchants who add transaction charges to mobile phone bills of the user. A direct carrier billing platform is more beneficial than card payments in providing a better seamless user experience, increased transaction security, higher conversion rates, greater financial inclusion, etc. As a result, it is widely utilized among software companies, telecom service providers, gaming platforms, etc.
Direct Carrier Billing Platform Market Trends:
The emerging trend of digitalization in the BFSI sector along with the growing penetration of mobile-based payment solutions is primarily driving the global direct carrier billing platform market. Additionally, the rising adoption of smart TVs among consumers having a subscription or prepaid account with a mobile operator service is also propelling the market growth. Moreover, the increasing number of startups and small businesses that depend upon direct carrier billing platforms for greater payment coverage and improved financial accessibility is positively influencing the global market. Apart from this, the elevating popularity of over-the-top (OTT) streaming media services, including Netflix, Spotify, Amazon Prime Video, Sony, Hulu, etc., that accept direct carrier billing platforms for payment offerings, is also augmenting the product demand. Furthermore, the rising purchase of mobile gaming and in-app game items via direct carrier e-billing platforms is acting as a significant growth-inducing factor. Besides this, the escalating popularity of the ‘pay-as-you-go’ model coupled with the increasing focus on ensuring financial security in online transactions, will continue to drive the global market for direct carrier billing platform in the coming years.
Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global direct carrier billing platformmarket report, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on component, type, platform and content.
Breakup by Component:
Breakup by Type:
PIN or MO Base Window
Breakup by Platform:
Breakup by Content:
Applications and Games
Video and Audio Contents
Breakup by Region:
Middle East and Africa
The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players being Bango plc, Boku Inc., Centili Limited, DIMOCO Payments, Mobiyo, NTH Mobile d.o.o., NTT Docomo Inc. (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Telecoming S.A. and Telenity Incorporated.
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Component, Type, Platform, Content, Region
Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Bango plc, Boku Inc., Centili Limited, DIMOCO Payments, Mobiyo, NTH Mobile d.o.o., NTT Docomo Inc. (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Telecoming S.A. and Telenity Incorporated
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Key Questions Answered in This Report
The global direct carrier billing platform market was valued at US$ 286.0 Million in 2022.
We expect the global direct carrier billing platform market to exhibit a CAGR of 16% during 2023-2028.
The escalating adoption of direct carrier billing platforms, as they provide better seamless user experience, increased transaction security, higher conversion rates, greater financial inclusion, etc., over card payments, is primarily driving the global direct carrier billing platform market.
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the rising deployment of direct carrier billing platforms, owing to the growing demand for various Over-The-Top (OTT) streaming media services, including Netflix, Spotify, Amazon Prime Video, etc., among individuals for entertainment purpose during the lockdown scenario.
Based on the platform, the global direct carrier billing platform market has been divided into windows, android, and iOS. Among these, android currently exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
Based on the content, the global direct carrier billing platform market can be categorized into applications and games, video and audio contents, and others. Currently, applications and games account for the largest market share.
On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
Some of the major players in the global direct carrier billing platform market include Bango plc, Boku Inc., Centili Limited, DIMOCO Payments, Mobiyo, NTH Mobile d.o.o., NTT Docomo Inc. (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation), Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Telecoming S.A., and Telenity Incorporated.
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