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Direct Carrier Billing
OverviewJuniper’s first dedicated research into the carrier billing market provides an in-depth analysis into the key benefits to be derived from carrier billing deployments, the challenges to achieving mass adoption in both existing and newer user cases, and the strategies employed by leading carrier billing platforms.

The research includes industry benchmark forecasts for purchases monetised via carrier billing, including digital content, ticketing, gambling and physical goods purchases.

This research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform

Key Features

  • Carrier Billing Market Today: Analysis of leading players by transaction value.
  • Challenge Assessment: Focus on the scale of challenges to deployment and adoption, including fraud, risk management and revenue share.
  • Market Dynamics: Strategic analysis of the major trends and key debates in the billing space, including:
    • New opportunities in virtualised and physical goods payments
    • Storefront deployment status
    • Regulatory implications
  • Interviews with leading players across the digital payments ecosystem, including:
    • Adyen
    • aimm (Association for Interactive Media & Micropayments)
    • Bango
    • DIMOCO
    • DOCOMO Digital
    • Fortumo
  • Vendor Profiles & Leaderboard: Key player capability and capacity assessment, together with Leaderboard vendor positioning for 11 carrier billing providers.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Includes forecasts for sales generated via carrier billing across key digital content sectors and new opportunities including ticketing, gambling and physical goods purchases.

Key Questions

  1. Which are the leading carrier billing platforms in 2018?
  2. What revenues will operators generate from carrier billing over the next 5 years?
  3. What challenges are posed by new carrier billed opportunities in ticketing and physical goods purchasing?
  4. What are the major pain points preventing carrier billing deployments?
  5. What are the implications of PSD2 and other key legislation for carrier billing?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Adyen, aimm (Association for Interactive Media & Micropayments), Bango, DIMOCO, DOCOMO Digital, Fortumo.
Profiled: Bango, Boku, Centili (Infobip), Digital Turbine, DIMOCO, DOCOMO Digital, Fortumo, Infomedia, Netsize (Gemalto), NTH Mobile, txtNation.
Mentioned: 9Pay, A1, ALTBalaji, Amaze, Amazon, American Express, Apple, ARM, AT&T, BANDAI NAMCO, Bango, Barclaycard, Base, Batelco, Beeline, Bharti Airtel, BilltoMobile, BlackBerry, Bouygues, Box TV, BT Group, Buongiorno, busuu, ByNoGame, Celcom, Cellmania, Cowes Floating Bridge, Danal, Deezer, Deutsche Telekom, dittoTV, DNA, Dropbox, dtms converting communication GmbH, EA, EE, Electronic Money Institution, Elisa, EnergyBet, e-Park, ePlus, Ericsson, Etisalat, Facebook, Fanfare, Feibra, Fission, Fonix, Gaana, Gameloft, Global Collect, Globe, GMO Payment Gateway, Google, GTECH, Helsinki Transport Network, HT-Mobile, Idea Cellular, iflix, Indosat, Intel, Intuit, IPC Media, Iusacell, KDDI, Kinguin, KPN, Krabi & Mask, Kyivstar, Lightspeed Interactive, Lookout, Loop Mobile, Loviit, Maxis, Microsoft, Mobi Solutions, Mobifone, MobileView, Mobinil, MoCoPay, Mopay, Movistar, Mozilla, MPulse, M-Tel, MTN, Mydala, National Express, Neomobile, Netflix, NTT DOCOMO, O2, Ofcom, OneBip, Ooredoo, Optimal Payments, Optus, Orange, Payforit, PayPal, Playwing, Proximus, Qubecell, RBI (Reserve Bank of India), Riot Games, Samsung, Satelindo, Singtel, Skrill, Smart, Smartfren, Softbank, Sony, Spellflix, S-Phone, Spotify, Sprint, Sun, SuperData, Swisscom, T4 Sverige, TAFmobile, Telcel, Tele2, Telecom Italia Mobile, Telefonica, Telekom Slovenije, Telenor, Telkomsel, Telly, Telstra, Thales, T-Mobile, TRAI, TransIQ, Turkcell, Unino, Unix, Valve, Verizon, Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg, Via, Vietnamobile, Viettel, Vinaphone, Visa, Viva, VN, Vodacom, Vodafone, Wargaming, webe, Wind, WorldPay, WWE, XL Axiata.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper’s Direct Carrier Billing forecast suite includes forecasts for sales and operator revenue shares:
  • Total Digital Content Billed Via Carrier Billing, Split By
    • Games
    • Video Content
    • Music
    • ePublishing
    • Lifestyle Content
  • Total Virtualised/Physical Goods Payments Via Carrier Billing, Split By:
    • Ticketing
    • Gambling
    • Physical Goods Purchases
  • Splits for 8 Key Regions
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper’s data for 12 different metrics
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 58 tables and over 3,100 datapoints
Juniper Research’s highly granular IFxls (Interactive Forecast Excels) enable clients to compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables, greatly increasing clients’ ability to understand a particular market.

Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

Direct Carrier Billing Full Research Suite comprises:

  • Direct Carrier Billing Executive Summary PDF Report
  • Direct Carrier Billing Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • Direct Carrier Billing Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • Direct Carrier Billing Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • 12 months' access to Direct Carrier Billing data updates in harvest

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Research Details

Windsor Holden
Telco Service Providers
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East