Carrier billing firm, DIMOCO has partnered with nextbike to offer mobile payments for bike rentals via one-click carrier billing.
According to nextbike, people are increasingly using bicycles and rental bikes, since the advent of COVID 19. The partnership will enable customers to spontaneously rent a bike and pay for it via their mobile phone bill while users are automatically verified and authorised via their mobile phone number without the need to manually input personal details like addresses or credit card numbers.
Carrier Billing is already a very popular alternative to credit cards, PayPal or instant bank transfers for micropayments in app stores, for in-app purchases, parking tickets, snacks at vending machines, for charging electric cars, music downloads, online games and video-on-demand purchases.
Marking the nationwide launch in Germany and in support of the joint German carrier billing payment brand Zahl einfach per Handyrechnung, customers of the mobile network operators Telekom, Telefónica o2 and Vodafone will receive a nextbike credit. The first ride for cyclists when paying via mobile payment option is free up to a maximum amount of 5 euro. The promotion is valid throughout Germany from July to September 2021.
Leonhard von Harrach, CEO, nextbike