When asked what is Google Play carrier billing, the answer is simple and easy. It’s a service that lets you have purchased media charged to your wireless carrier bill, is now supporting more carriers across the world. Boost Mobile is one of the new carrier in the United States that has been added to the list of network operators today that support Google Play Store billing. Here are the details you want to know more about.
Today’s update to the Google Support page apparently shows support for Boost Mobile in the US and new carriers in 6 other countries, too. While Boost Mobile is the sixth carrier to support this payment method, as it joins a long list comprised of the leading network operators including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Verizon Wireless.
Payment methods on Google Play using from your Google account is accepted. You can purchase apps and digital content on Play Store using the same method, and if it’s the first time making a purchase, your payment method will be added to your Google account. Alongside Boost Mobile US, Google Play Store carrier billing is also extended to other carriers around the globe such as Vodafone (Indonesia), Beeline (Kazakhstan), Orange (Luxembourg), Telenor Pakistan (Pakistan), Telekom (Slovenia), Vietnamobile and Viettel (Vietnam).
As mentioned, the only new carrier for the US is Boost Mobile, although that’s curious since Boost is a prepaid carrier and typically only postpaid carriers will support carrier billing like those aforementioned. Nevertheless, the more options customers have at their disposal, the better the service becomes accurate.
You can also set up a direct carrier billing, well, that is only available using the Google Play Store app. If you’re a Boost Mobile customers, you can eventually start setting up direct carrier billing right now. For those unaware, carrier billing support means that you don’t have to own a debit or credit card in order to pay for things you buy directly on Google Play Store.
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