Fortumo Chooses Payfone for In-App Purchasing SDK Direct Billing Option

Aug. 22, 2011

Fortumo, mobile payments provider based in Estonia, has chosen Payfone to power a direct billing option for its in-app purchasing SDK. Fortumo said Payfone’s direct billing mobile payment method offers better reliability and higher security as well as better payouts for developers. "We are excited to work with Payfone because of their deep integration with mobile operators’ billing systems," said Rain Rannu, co-founder of Fortumo. "This in turn will allow us to continue to provide the highest converting in-app purchasing with more payment options for our clients." Fortumo said its in-app purchasing library supports both direct mobile operator billing and premium SMS, automatically selecting the best option depending on country, operator and user. The company’s in-app purchasing SDK is available in 61 countries, 22 languages and 42 currencies for any developer for free at its Website .