2DegreesCare:saeran: Kinda disappointing. It would've been great to see 2degrees do plans with Google Play Music included, the same way Telecom has plans with Spotify included.
The 3 month free Google Play Music is available to all customers Prepay and Pay Monthly.
ckc: Google already have my credit card details in Wallet, which is automatically used when I buy apps. So I don't really understand how this is beneficial for customers, unless you think deferring payment is a good thing. I don't need to defer $10/mo for apps though.
Product Manager @ PB Tech
One of the chief advantages of carrier billing is that folks on Prepay who may have a stack of credit sitting around doing nothing have significantly more options to use that credit than just more of the telco's services, e.g. rent a movie or buy an app or similar. Works nicely for folks too young to have a debit or credit card (As well as folks with a poor credit history).
Would have been of greater value before Google Play gift cards became available locally, but it's still useful to be able to top up in a single location and use that credit for a wider range of products and services than were previously available - and 2d will undoubtedly be getting a small percentage of each purchase made. Win-win and nice to see in this market. :)