Following a recent introduction of iTunes carrier billing in Japan, Taiwan and Switzerland, this useful feature is now available to customers in Norway and Belgium, as first noted by MacRumors on Tuesday.
With carrier billing, customers can buy media on the iTunes Store, subscribe to Apple Music and purchase apps on the App Store without a credit or debit card because purchases are added to a customer’s mobile phone bill from their carrier.
Android has long supported carrier billing as a payment method in the Play Store. In the past year or so Apple, too, began adding this option in select markets to make it possible for customers who don’t have, or don’t want to use their credit/debit card or a bank account to buy media and apps on Apple’s stores.
Counting today’s expansion, carrier billing is now available in:
We have a detailed tutorial explaining how to set up carrier billing as a payment method for the App Store, iTunes Store and iBooks Store. Apple’s support document provides more information on carrier billing.