Huawei Technologies and SLA Mobile Sign Agreement to Bring Direct Operator Billing Services to WAKTI App Store with Zain Kuwait
28 January 2015
Huawei Technologies – Kuwait, a global leader of ICT solutions, has signed an agreement with SLA Mobile, a leading mobile solutions provider, to bring Direct Operator Billing services for Android WAKTI Games and Apps Store to Zain Kuwait subscribers.
Debuted in May 2014 and based in Dubai, Wakti is the dedicated gaming and application platform of Huawei Kuwait. Wakti has become a world leading Android App Store, committed to providing quality applications, tailored to the needs of the user.
SLA Mobile will connect Huawei Kuwait to Zain Kuwait subscribers through Direct Operator Billing. Direct Operator Billing, also known as Carrier Billing, will allow Zain’s subscribers to purchase digital content from the store by charging the amount to their prepaid credit or monthly bill. It is widely regarded as one of the safest digital payment options as there is no need for bank or credit card details.
Gaolibin, Director of Carrier Software business of Huawei Kuwait commented,
“At Huawei Kuwait, we are committed to providing our customers with a one stop shop for applications. By partnering with SLA Mobile we are able to further distinguish our offering by giving Zain subscribers the opportunity to purchase applications using Direct Operator Billing.”
Amelia Power, Head of Sales and Marketing at SLA Mobile said,
“Partnering with Huawei Technologies – Kuwait delivers another lucrative merchant to Zain Kuwait subscribers.” Amelia added, “The partnership presents Huawei technologies – Kuwait with the opportunity of a new channel to market as Zain subscribers can rest assured that by using Direct Operator Billing their payments will be secure.”