Onebip, by Neomobile, the global mobile payments service, has today announced that Soundtracker, the geosocial mobile music network, will be introducing Onebip’s in-app payments for its Android users in Italy. Soundtracker has integrated the Onebip Android SDK to give its Android users the ability to make one-time payments within the app in just one click. Italian users of the Soundtracker app will be able to purchase extra features quickly and securely and charge them directly to their phone bill by the end of this year. The next phase of integration will see Onebip’s in-app payments rolled out to the rest of Europe and Latin America.
Soundtracker offers its users the opportunity to discover and play music in real-time and online from its catalogue of 22 million tracks for free. Soundtracker allows users to create up to 5 music stations for free with the option to purchase a package of 10 stations within the app for EURO 0.99. In Italy, users can make this purchase and charge it to their prepaid or post-paid phone bill using Onebip’s in-app payment solution.
Onebip’s advanced Android SDK automatically recognizes the user’s phone number, processes the authentication and enables payment in just one click. This powerful technology provides Soundtracker users with a simple, secure and fast way of paying for their purchases via mobile without the need for of a credit card or bank account.
“We’re proud to partner with Soundtracker to bring Onebip in-app payments to their Italian users. With the app economy growing at full speed and consumers increasingly getting used to purchasing digital goods and services on mobile devices, app developers need to make sure they offer their users a seamless payment experience. The powerful synergy of Onebip’s mobile payment technology and Soundtracker’s native mobile app will deliver a great in-app experience for users,” says Massimiliano Silenzi, Head of Onebip by Neomobile.
“We’re delighted to partner with Onebip and enable Italian users to use Onebip’s in-app payment system. Monetization is key to the app economy and carrier billing is critical to the success for mobile businesses. Onebip enables us to bring to our users a secure, reliable and easy to use solution to mobile payment thus enabling us to grow our business. We look forward to strengthening our partnership beyond Italy into other key mobile markets around the world”, says Daniele Calabrese, Founder and CEO of Soundtracker.