1. Muneeb_he's rocking's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me which countries are currently supported by windows phone Marketplace provide operator billing. I'm from India (Vodafone). Just want to purchase ARMED! But cannot recharge so much without confirmation.
    Anyone from India or other countries plz let me know if there is support for operator billing in India.
    03-09-2012 07:05 AM
  2. anodynamic's Avatar
    I think that's up to operators, and not directly managed by country from Microsoft. Read about it somewhere a couple of weeks ago, and it was said that only a handful of operators offer direct billing to WP users so far.

    So, I guess the best thing would be to check with Vodafone's support. I guess it could be possible to just go ahead and see what happens when you try to buy it from the phone. You should be asked if you want to change your payment method before anything happens, so you should be able to see if the option is available.
    03-09-2012 11:21 AM
  3. Muneeb_he's rocking's Avatar
    ok I will try for a software $0.99 (RS.55).
    Currently when I click on buy it shows me ADD CREDIT CARD Page. NOTE: I don't have sufficient balance in my simcard.
    03-10-2012 12:58 AM
  4. anodynamic's Avatar
    I don't think it's supported yet in that case, and I don't think your current balance matters much. The way it should work (at least I think) is that Marketplace recognizes that the operator supports that option and offers it as an alternative, and only after the user accepts the transaction will the operator and payment processor work out if the purchase should be accepted or declined.
    03-10-2012 05:08 PM
  5. selfcreation's Avatar
    not Canada for does up here .
    03-10-2012 05:46 PM
  6. anodynamic's Avatar
    Had to find the article I read last, because I remember Canada was mentioned there: Microsoft Extends Operator Billing Platform for Windows Phones Apps | PCWorld

    So, it seems only two operators had anything concrete specifically for WP App purchases a couple of weeks ago.
    03-10-2012 06:05 PM
  7. selfcreation's Avatar
    Had to find the article I read last, because I remember Canada was mentioned there: Microsoft Extends Operator Billing Platform for Windows Phones Apps | PCWorld

    So, it seems only two operators had anything concrete specifically for WP App purchases a couple of weeks ago.

    yeah Telus seems to be the only one doing it so far :( I hope the others jump in ( well rogers being the ONLY other at the moment :( )
    03-10-2012 06:20 PM
  8. Muneeb_he's rocking's Avatar
    They should start it before end of these year with the help of Nokia. My Nokia 5800 xpressmusic was activated for these feature and I had purchase many games. But I'm stucked in My Lumia 710 I like that damnn game. RPG games are my favourite e.g.ARMED!.
    03-11-2012 12:03 AM
  9. anodynamic's Avatar
    Operators can charge a few percent for providing the transactions, and it's a commonly held belief that they like money, so... I'm pretty sure it will come. :)
    03-11-2012 04:24 AM
  10. techiegeek123's Avatar
    I have heard that nokia also jumped into this direct operator billing system in India nd have tied up with Vodafone India nd airtel, reliance... check dis out: NOKIA | Earn more with your apps
    The benefits for the consumer are obvious: operator billing works for anyone with a SIM card, and recognition and sign-in is automatic. The benefit for developers is a vastly extended reach. If operator billing is combined with some sort of HTML5 app, you could, in theory, reach 3 billion HTML-capable phones out there...
    08-29-2012 02:30 AM
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