Carrier billing (Direct Carrier Billing – DCB) is a mobile payment method that charges purchases directly to the purchaser’s mobile telecom account. The cost of purchase is either added to the monthly bill or deducted from the prepaid credit.
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Tickets are mandatory for many every-day services like public transportation, parking, events etc. Today more and more people prefer to buy electronic tickets with ticketing apps on their smartphone instead of paper tickets from the vending machine. DCB provides a fast and convenient payment method for all types of e-tickets.
Mobile ticketing apps from the local transportation company or the transport network provide convenient and immediate information about available bus or train connections and the range of tickets. For the purchase of the chosen ticket, the passenger usually has the choice between different payment methods like credit card, direct debit, Paypal etc.
The DCB payment option offers:
Convenient and fast payment
No lengthy registration process required
No sensitive payment information like credit card data has to be entered into the app
Offers semi-anonymous travelling since no personal data has to be provided
Higher conversion rate, more customer finalize the purchase process
Increased usage of the ticketing app due to convenience for the passenger
Ticket purchases also available to customers without a credit card
Passengers can easily try out the ticketing app since no registration is necessary
Higher attractivness to use the app for occasional travelers and visitors from other regions
DIMOCO, founded in 2000 is a European-wide regulated payment institute for DCB and holds a payment service license from the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), passported to all 28 EU member states.
As a trusted partner of mobile network operators, it enables over 1.5 billion subscribers to purchase goods and services from merchants and aggregators with their mobile devices, charged via the operators’ billing system.
Many transportation companies and transportation networks have already discovered the advantages of Direct Carrier Billing. Together with the DIMOCO group company, TAF mobile GmbH, currently provides DCB to various organizations in Germany.
Click here to find out more about the TAF mobile range of services and successful implementations of Direct Carrier Billing in public transportation.
Senior Vice President,
DIMOCO Carrier Billing