Google Play has added carrier billing to the entire selection of content (apps, music, movies, and books) in its Google Play marketplace in seven countries.
"There are many ways to pay on Google Play. Some carriers offer direct billing that lets you charge your Google Play purchases directly to your monthly phone bill. This week we expanded this service to include all types of digital content on Google Play," posted Google Play team on its Google+ page.
Participating carriers now let subscribers charge their Google Play purchases directly to their monthly phone bill.
"In the U.S., T-Mobile customers can now purchase apps, music, movies and books by charging them directly to their mobile bill. In Japan, DoCoMo, KDDI and Softbank customers can also enjoy the convenience of paying for movies, apps and games on their mobile bills, too," the team adds.
The team also notes, Sprint will "soon" offer expanded direct billing options so you can pay for more digital content for your Android device.
Google Play currently provides the following carrier billing options in the countries listed below: Country Carriers Currency Germany T-Mobile International, Vodafone EUR Italy Vodafone E
The countries and network operators that will offer total carrier billing include:
Germany: T-Mobile International, Vodafone
Japan: Docomo, KDDI, Softbank
Korea: KT, SKT, LGU+
UK: T-Mobile International, Vodafone
US: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile
Check out the full list of carriers that offer direct billing at http://goo.gl/rQ5Ps.