TrueMove H and DOCOMO Digital partner to enable carrier billing for Netflix in Thailand
10 November, Bangkok
Subscribers of TrueMove H, recently judged by Frost & Sullivan as one of the best mobile carriers in Asia Pacific, can now pay for their Netflix subscriptions conveniently and securely as part of their mobile phone bills, thanks to the payments platform enabled by DOCOMO Digital, leaders in direct carrier billing.
There are over 50 million internet users in Thailand today, with a whopping 85 percent of those between the ages of 16 and 64 surveyed by GlobalWebIndex reporting that they already buy products and services online. The overall market for digital content in Thailand is close to US$400 million in sales per annum.
DOCOMO Digital's payments' platform seamlessly integrates business intelligence, bad debt management, subscription analytics and CRM capabilities into TrueMove H's infrastructure, enabling improved visibility of end users and transaction volumes.
"We have been at the forefront of digital innovation in Thailand, and enabling Netflix subscriptions for our consumers via carrier billing in partnership with DOCOMO Digital is yet another example of our commitment to digital excellence," said Mr. Justin Ang, Deputy Group Chief Commercial Officer at True Corporation Plc.
Jonathan Kriegel, CEO at DOCOMO Digital, commented, "We are delighted to be partnering with TrueMove H, a pioneering mobile carrier in South East Asia, to bring the most sought after OTT services like Netflix to their subscribers. We are confident TrueMove H will leverage our platform to offer even more exciting services to its subscribers, in line with its vision to be the best carrier in the region in the times to come."
True Corporation Plc. is Thailand's only fully-integrated, nationwide telecommunications provider and leader in convergence. Its four core business segments are: True Mobile business under TrueMoveH brand offers mobile services with the largest network coverage and encompasses the broadest frequencies, TrueOnline, the largest broadband and WiFi operator, TrueVisions, the largest nationwide pay TV operator, and True Digital Group offers a portfolio of digital services as the ultimate digital enabler in Southeast Asia. True's major shareholders include the Charoen Pokphand Group, one of Asia's largest conglomerates, and China Mobile, the world's largest mobile telecommunications company by market capitalization. For more information, please visit www.truecorp.co.th
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DOCOMO Digital is the international payments business of NTT DOCOMO. We partner with carriers, merchants, OTT services, app stores and payment providers in both developed and emerging markets around the world. We solve the challenges of customer acquisition and retention, regulation, and complexity for our partners with alternative payment methods such as direct carrier billing and digital wallets. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable our partners to grow their digital services revenues while enhancing the customer experience for their users. Our robust managed services platform and coverage across carriers and the most locally relevant payment methods enable faster time-to-market, especially for streaming, gaming, eCommerce, and productivity application providers.
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