Globe Telecom, one of the largest telecommunications providers in the Philippines, announced their network will now support carrier billing for Windows Phone, as spotted by Windows Central.
Globe’s Direct Carrier Billing support for Windows Phone will give Lumia owners a new way to purchase apps and other content in the Windows Phone ecosystem without the use of a credit card.
Globe announced in their press release that:
“With Globe being the first telco to bring the service to the Philippines, the new Windows Mobile Store direct carrier billing service gives Microsoft Lumia and Windows phone users an easy, convenient, and secure channel to download and purchase their choice of mobile applications and in-app content without the need for a credit card.”
Globe’s Direct Carrier billing will work on Windows Phones running 7.5 and above and requires the user to have a Microsoft Account setup on their phone to access the Windows Mobile Store. The service will be enabled for all of Globe’s Postpaid, Prepaid, and TM plansFurther reading: Lumia, Microsoft