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Direct Operator Billing (DOB) could fill void left by Premium SMS

Direct Operator Billing (DOB) could fill void left by Premium SMS

Written by on February 20, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

 Carriers in North America have been handed a major opportunity on a plate. Perhaps more accurately, they have served themselves the opportunity. From mid-January, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will stop supporting premium SMS. On the face of it, this is excellent news for all proponents of DOB. Research just out, courtesy of Bango (the people […]

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Will stopping billing for premium SMS start something better?

Will stopping billing for premium SMS start something better?

Written by on November 25, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint have signed an agreement brokered by the Vermont Attorney General’s office to stop billing for premium SMS (pSMS). Verizon did not sign up but is already executing its strategy to stop the practice. The objective is to stop cramming, a scam that has targeted two thirds of Americans in the past […]

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