DOCOMO Digital at GSMA M360 Singapore
DOCOMO Digital to sponsor GSMA M360 Singapore
About the event
GSMA’s flagship regional conferences return to an in-person format, with the Asia Pacific leg to be held in Singapore over the 2nd and 3rd of August. The event will likely be attended by senior executives from telecom regulators, mobile carriers, and technology companies around the region. The theme for this year’s conference is “Building Digital Nations,” with a focused track on fintech and payments.
DOCOMO Digital on the evolution of DCB
Filippo Giachi, DOCOMO Digital’s SVP Asia Pacific, will be joined by Brian Gorman, GSMA’s Fintech lead, for a fireside chat on direct carrier billing and subscription bundling as part of the mobile economy.
As people started spending more time at home due to the pandemic and, in turn, consuming more digital content, we’ve seen increased DCB transaction volumes in the range of 5% to 30%. That’s a clear indicator of DCB growth, backed by research estimating that it’ll continue growing at a compounded annual rate of 8%, from $52 billion in 2020 to $81 billion in 2026, according to Omdia. Much of this growth will be driven by the rapid rise in subscription bundling of OTT services like streaming music and video. Broader commercial rollouts of 5G networks worldwide have opened a world of opportunities for both mobile carriers and digital brands. We recently released a research-based whitepaper that unpacks the latest trends, including the coming in of metaverse and web3