DOCOMO Digital to offer access to applications on Samsung Galaxy through Singtel direct carrier billing

20 JANUARY, SINGAPORE

DOCOMO Digital, one of the leading integrators of digital app stores, have partnered with Singtel, Asia's leading communications technology group, to facilitate the purchase of applications, games and content within the Samsung Galaxy Store through Singtel mobile plans.

Singtel subscribers in Singapore can now purchase applications and games in the Samsung Galaxy Store by billing it to their monthly mobile phone bills quickly and securely. This partnership enables those without credit cards to enjoy the convenience of accessing more than 650,000 apps and 850,000 themes on the Samsung Galaxy Store.

"DOCOMO Digital is committed to facilitating mobile commerce at scale for the users of our strategic partners like the Singtel Group. Our platform is designed to enable large app stores such as the Galaxy Store integrate with our carrier partners quickly and reliably, without the need for investment of internal resources. We are really pleased to see our partnership with the Singtel Group grow."

Jonathan Bennett

Chief Commercial Officer at DOCOMO Digital

Singtel customers easily sign up for direct carrier billing by adding their Singtel bill as a payment option in the Samsung Galaxy Store. More information is available at https://www.singtel.com/personal/products-services/more/direct-carrier-billing/samsung

ABOUT DOCOMO DIGITAL

DOCOMO Digital is the international payments business of NTT DOCOMO. We partner with carriers, merchants, OTT services, app stores and payment providers in both developed and emerging markets around the world. We solve the challenges of customer acquisition and retention, regulation, and complexity for our partners with alternative payment methods such as direct carrier billing and digital wallets. With teams based in fifteen countries, we enable our partners to grow their digital services revenues while enhancing the customer experience for their users. Our robust managed services platform and coverage across carriers and the most locally relevant payment methods enable faster time-to-market, especially for streaming, gaming, eCommerce, and productivity application providers.

For more information, visit www.docomodigital.com

ABOUT SAMSUNG GALAXY APP STORE

Samsung Galaxy Store is an app store used for devices manufactured by Samsung Electronics that was launched in September 2009. The service is primarily shipped on Samsung Galaxy smartphones, Samsung Gear and feature phones (such as the Samsung REX and Duos) The store is available in 125 countries and it offers apps for Android, Tizen, Windows Mobile and Bada platforms. Apps from this store are updated by notifying the user via the Samsung Push Service, which has been installed in over one billion smartphones over the years.

For more information, visit https://www.samsung.com/latin/apps/galaxy-store/