Fortumo builds Amazon Prime bundling solution for India’s Jio

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The mobile technology company Fortumo has worked with Amazon to enable the launch of Amazon Prime bundle service for subscribers of Jio, India’s largest and fastest growing digital services company.

Jio is offering one year of Amazon Prime on courtesy with select Jio broadband plans during the first 12 months of the subscription. Amazon Prime provides an unparalleled combination of shopping and latest entertainment benefits.

“We are excited to be a part of delivering the solution that helps customers join Amazon Prime in new ways, giving them access to the best in shopping and latest entertainment, including a selection of award-winning Amazon Original series, thousands of movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime Video, unlimited ad-free music on Amazon Prime Music with a world class customer experience and unlimited access to bestselling eBooks through Prime Reading and access to free in-game content through Gaming with Prime” added Sanjay Sinha, Vice President of India Business Development at Fortumo.

The bundling solution was delivered to Amazon through Fortumo’s Trident Bundling Platform, which has previously been used to launch Amazon Prime offers for telco subscribers in France, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Trident Bundling Platform allows mobile operators, Pay TV and broadband providers to launch promotional offers with external digital services in a scalable manner and through one integration.

The Trident Bundling Platform gives telecommunications companies the following capabilities:

Access to a content portfolio pre-integrated with dozens of digital merchants
Support for mobile data provisioning, discounts and free trial offers
Flexibility in setting up multiple bundle offers, including managing hard bundles, soft bundles and reselling for different subscriber audiences
Backend for managing user authentications, validations, entitlements and activations
User-facing front-end for on-boarding, activations, and deactivations
Real-time analytics platform on bundling performance and reconciliation
Additional information on telco bundling for streaming services can be found from Fortumo’s white paper.

In recent news, Fortumo has announced a direct carrier billing partnership with Epic Games and Mytel Myanmar, as well as extending its Google Play payments capabilities to subscribers of Tune Talk in Malaysia and Ufone in Pakistan.