Telenor Linx and 4T enter agreement on Direct Carrier Billing for mobile subscribers in Denmark
4T, owned by the mobile operators Nuuday, Telenor, Telia and 3, and Telenor Linx announces that the parties have entered into a five-year agreement for a Mobile Payment Platform for the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) market in Denmark. The platform, managed by Telenor Linx, is the hub connecting all Danish MNOs and service and content providers offering their users to pay via their mobile bill or prepaid account.
4T needed a new platform vendor for mobile payments, positioning the company for the future. Direct Carrier Billing enables secure and frictionless payment for all mobile subscribers.
“Telenor Linx was the best match for us in our growth ambition. It’s important for a local player like us to partner up with a large global DCB platform provider knowing the Danish market as Telenor Linx. Running the DCB service as a Platform as a Service (PaaS) from Telenor Linx, gives us a cost-efficient way to access industry best practices. We have high expectations and are confident that Telenor Linx is our right partner for the future”, says Henrik Lindberg Moesgaard, CEO of 4T.
“We are very pleased that 4T has chosen our managed DCB platform service, partnering up together for the future. Telenor Linx platforms are built by Telco for Telcos which puts us in a prime spot for delivering cutting-edge capabilities to 4T and the mobile operators. With our experience we are supporting and enhancing the strict Danish market rules protecting the mobile operators and end users. We are eager to partner with 4T to bring the Danish DCB offering to the next level and a solid position for the future”, says Stig Waagbø, CEO of Telenor Linx.
For DCB, Telenor Linx has a portfolio of more than 80 service and content partners representing over 150 connections, partnering with big app stores, streaming services, e-books, games, wallets, ticketing, dating etc. Telenor Linx is continuously investing in the award-winning DCB platform to stay ahead and meet market needs, gaining synergies and delivering economies of scale. Currently, the Telenor Linx DCB platform spans across 12 countries, 17 MNOs and enables 200 million subscribers with DCB payment capabilities.

About 4T

4T is a joint venture between Denmark’s four Network Operators Nuuday, Telenor, Telia and 3. 4T acts as a hub to harmonize and simplify the marketplace for mobile payments on behalf of the Danish Mobile Operators versus the service- and content providers. 4T is responsible for all technical and commercial aspects in relation to the mobile operators and handles payment flows and settlement between the mobile operators and service- and content providers. 4T has 17 connected service and content providers delivering services spanning from televoting and ticketing to digital content from premium global app stores.

About Telenor Linx

Telenor Linx is a fully owned and an independent subsidiary of Telenor Group, serving 160 operators across the globe. Telenor Linx offers network operators high quality international telco services and engagement platforms. The engagement platforms give the operators access to an ecosystem to monetize their own customer base and attract premium service and content providers. Telenor Linx has 200 employees located in Norway (HQ), Sweden, Poland, Dubai, Pakistan, Thailand and Singapore.