Telenor Users Can Buy Apps, Games on Google Play Store Using Mobile Balance

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Today, Telenor has introduced its Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) through which the users will be able to buy the apps and games from Playstore by utilizing their mobile balance.

It is for the first time, DCB like service has been introduced in Pakistani market, after the introduction of this year, the users doesn’t have to use their credit/debit card to buy the apps/games from Play store, now they can do it directly using their phone balance.

It is easy for the Telenor users to subscribe for the DCB, only they need is to add the ‘Use Telenor Billing’ in the payment methods of their Google Play store account on their android devices.

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After the completion of the subscription, the users can now easily buy their favorite apps/games by tapping on ‘Bill my Telenor account’ and for confirmation, the users will have to enter their account password.

The company has taken steps to maintain its trust in the minds of the users. Therefore, the company has added refund option which will appear on the purchased and will be there for almost 2 hours.

Users can be able to see the purchasing history by tapping on the Order History in their Google Play account. CEO of Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan said:

“We want to simplify and secure digital purchases for our users and DCB achieves it. Through Direct Carrier Billing, we have eliminated the need of credit/debit cards – which most of our young users and unbanked population lacks access to – and boosted customer trust in making digital payments as DCB comes with a refund option and password protects each purchase. Being the country’s primary digital lifestyle partner, Telenor Pakistan will continue to strengthen the country’s digital and ecommerce ecosystem.”

Head of Digital Products of Telenor Pakistan, Nauman Pervaiz said:

“With DCB on Google Play store, consumers will be able to make in-app purchases from within their favorite apps simply by using their mobile balance. New payment options not only help consumers access more content they love, DCB also has the potential to nurture the local app developer economy, incentivizing developers to build for the local market. Telenor is proud to have played a part in bridging financial inclusion and pushing forward our mission of digitizing the future.”

Telenor subscribers can start purchasing their favorite digital content from Google Play store right away as the service is now available to both prepaid and postpaid customers.

  • M Nabeel Imran

    Just an update, I don’t have the option to add Telenor DCB in my Google Play app yet. Maybe it will be available gradually?