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Apple Expands Availability of Carrier Billing and Lane Guidance in Maps

Friday June 29, 2018 7:09 am PDT by
Apple has expanded carrier billing to TIM in Italy, Bite in Latvia and Lithuania, U Mobile in Malaysia, Singtel and StarHub in Singapore, Sunrise in Switzerland, and O2 in the UK, according to an updated support document. The payment method enables customers to make purchases in the iTunes Store, App Store, and Apple Books, and pay for an Apple Music subscription, without needing to link a...

Apple Expands Mobile Phone Billing in Europe: EE in UK, Orange in France and Spain, and Telekom in Germany

Tuesday March 20, 2018 5:00 am PDT by
Apple has expanded mobile phone billing to additional European countries and carriers, according to an updated support document on its website. As of this week, the feature is now supported by EE in the United Kingdom, Orange in France and Spain, and Telekom or T-Mobile, which are owned by the same company, in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, and Slovakia. The payment method enables...

You Can Now Pay For iTunes and App Store Purchases With Your Phone Bill in Three More Countries

Thursday July 20, 2017 5:22 am PDT by
Apple has expanded mobile phone billing to Denmark, Hong Kong, and Sweden, according to an updated support document on its website. The feature is now supported by the carrier Three in each of the countries, in addition to SmarTone in Hong Kong and Telenor in Sweden. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes Store content, App Store apps, iBooks, and Apple Music subscriptions ...

Apple Expands iTunes Carrier Billing to France and Turkey

Tuesday May 23, 2017 7:54 am PDT by
Apple has enabled iTunes carrier billing in France and Turkey, according to an updated support document, expanding upon the feature's existing availability among select carriers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Italy, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps,...

Apple Expands Carrier Billing to Italy, Singapore, and Austria

Wednesday March 1, 2017 6:19 am PST by
Apple has enabled carrier billing in Austria for Drei customers, Italy for Three customers, and Singapore for M1 Limited customers, expanding upon the feature's existing availability among select carriers in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps,...

Apple Expands Carrier Billing to Belgium and Norway

Tuesday November 29, 2016 8:41 am PST by
Apple has enabled carrier billing in Belgium and Norway, expanding upon the feature's existing availability in Germany, Japan, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The feature is limited to select carriers in each country — share if yours is supported in the comments. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps, iBooks, ...

Apple Expands iTunes Carrier Billing to Japan as Rollout Gains Pace

Wednesday August 17, 2016 1:25 am PDT by
Apple today added Japan to its list of countries eligible for iTunes carrier billing, suggesting the company is set to fast-track its expansion of the payment feature to regions across the globe (via Mashable). Japan becomes the fifth market to accept the transaction method, which allows users to charge iTunes content purchases directly to their cellphone bill instead of registering a bank...

Apple Rolls Out iTunes Carrier Billing Feature to Switzerland and Taiwan

Tuesday August 16, 2016 2:51 am PDT by
Apple has green-lighted its carrier billing feature for iTunes users in Taiwan and Switzerland, allowing them to charge app and media transactions directly to their cellphone bill (via Mashable). The two countries join Germany and Russia in allowing customers to pay for music, movies, apps, books (excepting Taiwan, since Apple doesn't sell books there), Apple Music memberships, and other...

Apple Expands iTunes Carrier Billing Initiative to Russia

Thursday December 3, 2015 12:04 pm PST by
Apple has implemented a carrier billing feature that lets Russian customers purchase iTunes content like apps, movies, music, and books using a phone number, reports CNBC. Purchases made with a phone number linked to an iTunes account are then added to a user's monthly cellular telephone bill without the need for a credit card, debit card, or iTunes gift card. For its new mobile payment...

Apple Adds Carrier Billing to iTunes, Starting With O2 in Germany

Tuesday October 27, 2015 6:35 am PDT by
For the first time since the iTunes Store launched in 2003, Apple has added a way for customers to pay for purchases without using a credit, debit or iTunes gift card. Starting with German carrier O2, customers can now link a phone number to their iTunes account and use carrier billing for purchases, per TechCrunch. Apple's new mobile phone bill option for iTunes accounts (Image: Carsten ...