Claro Peru and DOCOMO Digital offer access to applications and games on Samsung Galaxy through carrier billing

8 July, Lima

Claro Peru, a leading mobile phone operator and part of the América Móvil group and DOCOMO Digital, one of the leading integrators of digital app stores have together to facilitate the purchase of applications and content charged to their bill, within the Samsung Galaxy Store, using a Claro's pre-paid or post-paid accounts.

Thanks to this integration, Claro offers subscribers the possibility of acquiring digital services (applications, games etc.) in the Samsung Galaxy Store through their recharge balance (in the case of pre-paid users) or billing it to their telephone receipt as additional charge (in the case of post-paid users), quickly and easily. Users will be able to make one-time purchases up to 21 PEN with a monthly purchase limit of 175 PEN. The consumption of digital content has been growing, and Claro has been committed to simplifying the related transactions.

“We want to provide our consumers more value by way of digital content and services which provide both productivity and entertainment, and brings them closer to the digital world, simply and reliably. To this end, this alliance with DOCOMO Digital and Samsung, will allow us to do so”, said Vanessa Solís, Claro Value Added Services Manager.

“DOCOMO Digital is committed to facilitating mobile transactions for users of our partners like Claro. Our platform is designed to enable large app stores such as the Galaxy Store integrate with our carrier partners quickly and reliably, without the need for investment of internal resources. We are really pleased to see our partnership with the América Móvil group grow from strength to strength, "said Jonathan Kriegel, CEO of DOCOMO Digital.

About América Móvil

América Móvil is the leading provider of integrated telecommunications services in Latin America. Excluding China and India is the largest company in terms of wireless subscribers. Through the development of a world-class integrated telecommunications platform, we offer our customers a portfolio of value added services and enhanced communications solutions in 25 countries in Latina America, the U.S. and Central and Eastern Europe. More at www.americamovil.com    

About Samsung Galaxy Appstore

Samsung Galaxy Store is an app store used for devices manufactured by Samsung Electronics that was launched in September 2009. The service is primarily shipped on Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Samsung Gear and feature phones (such as the Samsung REX and Duos) The store is available in 125 countries and it offers apps for Android, Tizen, Windows Mobile and Bada platforms. Apps from this store are updated by notifying the user via the Samsung Push Service, which has been installed in over one billion smartphones over the years.

For more information, visit https://www.samsung.com/latin/apps/galaxy-store/   

Rahul Mudgal
+65 978 17160
Rahul.mudgal@docomodigital.com

DOCOMO Digital is the mobile commerce-related business of NTT DOCOMO, one of the world’s leading mobile carriers. We partner with carriers, merchants, app stores, OTT services and payment providers globally. Our Payments portfolio solves the challenges of scale, customer acquisition, regulation, and complexity for our partners. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable telecom carriers to grow their digital revenues while improving customer loyalty and lifetime value. For digital brands, our platform and carrier bundling services catalyse acquisition of new subscribers, especially in emerging markets. And Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) like carrier billing and e-wallets offer global merchants’ access to their consumers, with our simple API and international payments’ settlement facilities. For more information, visit www.docomodigital.com or www.docomopayments.com or find us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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DOCOMO Digital is the mobile commerce-related business of NTT DOCOMO, one of the world’s leading mobile carriers. We partner with carriers, merchants, app stores, OTT services and payment providers globally. Our Payments portfolio solves the challenges of scale, customer acquisition, regulation, and complexity for our partners. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable telecom carriers to grow their digital revenues while improving customer loyalty and lifetime value. For digital brands, our platform and carrier bundling services catalyse acquisition of new subscribers, especially in emerging markets. And Alternative Payment Methods (APMs) like carrier billing and e-wallets offer global merchants’ access to their consumers, with our simple API and international payments’ settlement facilities. For more information, visit www.docomodigital.com or www.docomopayments.com or find us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

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