On the heels of mobile payments service BilltoMobile’slaunch of a one-click checkout solution for the mobile web, the company is today announcing a partnership with Discover. Through the agreement, Discover’s e-commerce merchants will now be able to offer carrier billing as a possible payment option at checkout.
For background, BilltoMobile, which already has relationships with all four major carriers in the U.S. (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile), allows consumers to use their mobile phone number as their payment option at checkout. This is useful in targeting those who aren’t comfortable with entering their credit card info online, as well as those who simply don’t want to deal with the hassle of having to type in the info on the small keyboard of their mobile phone.
Prior to the launch of the newer one-click system at the beginning of the year, the process involved was a little more cumbersome. Users…
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