Today Boku is announcing the expansion of carrier billing for streaming music lovers with key carrier partnerships in Germany.
Now every major carrier in Germany is allowing their subscribers to gain access to Spotify Premium and set up recurring payments using only their mobile number. With this deal, Spotify now offers customers in Germany a carrier billing option for digital their music purchases.
Boku has also struck an agreement with Deezer in Ireland, providing a free six month subscription to Deezer Premium for new Three subscribers. Starting 1st July 2016, Boku's new partnership with Three will enable the subscribers to gain access to one of Ireland's most popular streaming music services: Deezer. In addition to having the option of making Deezer purchases using only their mobile phone number, Three customers in Ireland can subscribe for a free trial of Deezer Premium Plus.
Boku's expansion of carrier partnerships with Spotify in Germany and Deezer in Ireland bring carrier billing to the top music streaming services in Europe
Every major carrier in Germany will enable carrier billing on Spotify, bringing carrier billing to more than 100 million mobile subscribers in Germany.
Three, Ireland’s 2nd largest carrier, will enable carrier billing on Deezer, bringing carrier billing to more than 2 million Three subscribers.
All new Three subscribers in Ireland will receive a free 6 month trial of Deezer Premium.
The activation of carrier billing for Spotify in Germany comes in the wake of Boku powered carrier billing for Spotify in the UK.
The activation of carrier billing for Deezer in Ireland is an expansion of carrier billing for Deezer already live in Germany.
Spotify currently boasts more than 75 million active users, and 30 million paid subscribers across more than 50 countries worldwide and Deezer has more than 6 million premium subscribers in over 180 countries.
With these deals, Spotify and Deezer now provide a direct carrier billing option in Germany and Ireland to easily acquire customers who find using their mobile phone number for PC and mobile web-based purchases to be the most secure and seamless way to pay.