Facebook Turns On Carrier Billing Mobile Payments In France With Orange France And Bango

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http://techcrunch.com – Another step in Facebook’s plans to make more money out of its mobile business: the company is now accepting mobile payments in France, covering services like virtual gifts and game credits for its HTML5-based content, which can now be billed directly to a user’s mobile bill rather than via premium SMS or credit cards. France comes on the heels of an the initial rollout of the service in the U.S., UK and Germany that went live earlier this year. As with the earlier news, mobile payments specialist Bango is powering the service. Facebook and Bango first confirmed they were working (IT news)