M1 and Microsoft introduce mobile billing for Microsoft Store and Xbox Store purchases
SINGAPORE, 23 February 2018 – Starting today, M1 Limited (M1) customers can enjoy the one-stop convenience of charging their Microsoft Store and Xbox Store transactions directly to their monthly postpaid mobile bill. This new service will enable access and payment to a broad spectrum of apps and games, supporting both productivity and play.
M1 is the first carrier in Singapore to allow customers to securely and easily make apps and games purchases in Windows and Xbox Stores via their Windows 10 PC, tablet, phone or Xbox console using their M1 mobile number, delivering a service that can keep pace with today’s modern digital life.
“We are delighted to offer our customers a secure and fuss-free way to make purchases from the wide selection of apps and games available in the Microsoft and Xbox Stores,“ said Mr P. Subramaniam, Chief Marketing Officer, M1. “This collaboration with Microsoft will bring M1 customers the benefit of consolidating their transactions into a single monthly mobile bill. It is part of our ongoing efforts to enhance the experience at customer touchpoints, providing them with the best and most seamless digital experience.”
Jason Lim, Digital Stores Lead from Microsoft Asia, said: “Technology in today’s modern life means new demands for access to services for work and play on any device. With mobile, connected devices in the hands of Singaporeans both at home and at work, we’re excited to be working with M1 on this new direct mobile billing program to provide a great alternative to credit card payments or prepaid retail cards. An easy payment solution for digital purchases on the Windows and Xbox Stores, designed for the speed of life.”
Taking advantage of M1 Mobile Billing service is simple. Customers can visit the Windows Store or Xbox Store, select the content they would like to purchase, choose “Mobile Phone” as the payment method and enter their M1 mobile number. Once the mobile billing is selected, all future purchases made through the associated Microsoft Windows or Xbox account will be charged to their monthly account.
Additional information and help resources can be found here.