Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Research Report – Forecast to 2030

Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Research Report Information By Type (Limited DCB, Pure DCB, MSISDN Forwarding, Others), By Platform Type (Android, Windows, iOS), By Application (Web payments, App Stores, Digital Content, Others), By End-Users (Gaming Industry, Video Content, Movies, Music, Others), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2030.

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Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Overview


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Size was valued at USD 26.32 Billion in 2021. The Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry is projected to grow from USD 32.12 Billion in 2022 to USD 88.67 Billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.74% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030). The industry developments in the trade fair are expecting major flourishments for the market trends in the upcoming years as a part of the forecast period.

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he main reason which is pushing the growth of the market at such a massive scale is that the adoption rate is getting high and the penetration of the services is major across multiple industry verticals. Paid streaming services are acting as the major domains for revenue generation especially during and post the times of COVID-19. Also, the penetration of tablets and smartphones is growing across the regions of the world. Streaming services can be accessed through these smartphones and devices which are further expanding the market prospects.
Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Overview
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Trends


Increasing technological advancement


To target a larger audience and cater to the interest of a larger audience that belongs to various age groups, the services are being made available at declined prices. Also, millennials have a thing for streaming services owing to the enlarged horizon and break-free availability of content that does not include any advertisements. The subscription model is also witnessing major momentum as people are clubbing to invest in the yearly subscription. Further, the high audio and video quality of content as a part of these streaming services is a complete value for money which further opens many growth doors and opportunities for the market.


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Segment Insights


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Type Insights


The DCB market segmentation, based on Type, includes Limited DCB, Pure DCB, MSISDN Forwarding, and Others. The Pure DCB segment held the majority share in 2021, contributing to around ~30% of the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) market revenue. since it allows customers to make purchases by charging payments to their mobile phone carrier bill. Furthermore, due to the delayed acceptance of credit cards in emerging markets, demand for pure direct carrier billing systems is likely to rise.


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Platform Type Insights


Based on Platform Type, the DCB market segmentation includes Android, Windows, and iOS. The Android segment dominated the market in 2021. As android smartphones are more popular, activities such as paying for games, entertainment, and retail transactions are more efficient, prompting Android servers to invest in direct carrier billing systems.


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Application Insights


Based on Application, the DCB market segmentation includes Web payments, App stores, Digital content, and Others. The App stores segment dominated the market in 2021 with market growth. By 2021 over half of the revenue generated in mobile app stores will be attributed to Direct Carrier Billing (DCB). This was owing to the rise in the number of subscribers using their smartphones to access the Internet. It's important to note that app developers had created a significant number of apps that were compatible with the DCB. This had driven the revenue potential in this market.


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) End-Users Insights


Based on End-Users, the DCB market segmentation includes the Gaming industry, Video content, Movies, Music, and Others. The Gaming industry dominated the market in 2021 the market growth. This is a huge part of what makes the gaming industry so successful. It was able to create a business agreement with major mobile operators to integrate Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) software into mobile games. This software allows the consumer to charge their gaming experience to their mobile phone bill.


Figure 2: Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030 (USD Million)
Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market, by Application, 2021 & 2030
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The APAC region is expected to dominate the market operations. The main reason behind this growth during the forecast period is that there are high investments in research and development activities that are backed by smartphone penetration will present growth prospects for the market. Also, smartphones are available in the market at affordable prices that will back the growing popularity of digital content platforms in the region. Also, government initiatives are helping to increase the adoption of digital methods across the region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil


Figure 3: DIRECT CARRIER BILLING (DCB) MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021 (%)
DIRECT CARRIER BILLING (DCB) MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2021
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Major market players are spending a lot of money on R&D to increase their product lines, which will help the market grow even more. Market participants are also taking various strategic initiatives to grow their worldwide footprint, with key market developments such as new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, increased investments, and collaboration with other organizations. Competitors in the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in an increasingly competitive and rising market environment.


Manufacturing locally to cut operating costs is one of the main business tactics manufacturers use in the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry to benefit customers and expand the market sector. Major market players, including AT&T, txtNation Limited, Bango, Telenor, Boku Inc, and others, are attempting to increase market demand by funding R&D initiatives.


AT&T is a telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology company that provides services to customers, content providers, distributors, and marketers. It is organized into three divisions: Communications, WarnerMedia, and Latin America. Wireless service and equipment, sophisticated IP-based services, internet, and traditional telephony voice communication services are all available through the Communications division. The WarnerMedia division creates, produces, and distributes feature films, television shows, video games, and other content in a variety of physical and digital media. Latin America provides wireless services and equipment.


txtNation is a mobile billing and SMS messaging service provider. Mobile marketing, messaging, billing, content, and administration solutions are available from the organization.


Key Companies in the market include




  • AT&T




  • txtNation Limited




  • Bango




  • Telenor




  • Boku Inc.




  • Swisscom




  • Singapore Telecommunications Limited




  • NTH AG




  • Infomedia




  • Digital Turbine, Inc.




Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Industry Developments


February 2021: Boku announced a partnership with Microsoft and launched Direct Carrier Billing in South Korea & Saudi Arabia.


March 2020: Boku Inc announced the launch of a direct carrier billing payment service for Korean game developers.


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Market Segmentation


Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Type Outlook




  • Limited DCB




  • Pure DCB




  • MSISDN Forwarding




  • Others




Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Platform Type Outlook




  • Android




  • Windows




  • iOS




Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Application Outlook




  • Web payments




  • App stores




  • Digital content




  • Others




Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) End-Users Outlook




  • Gaming industry




  • Video content




  • Movies




  • Music




  • Others




Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Regional Outlook




  • North America






  • US




  • Canada






  • Europe






  • Germany




  • France




  • UK




  • Italy




  • Spain




  • Rest of Europe






  • Asia-Pacific




    • China




    • Japan




    • India




    • Australia




    • South Korea




    • Australia




    • Rest of Asia-Pacific






  • Rest of the World




    • Middle East




    • Africa




    • Latin America







 



Report Scope:

Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Report Scope
Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2021 USD 26.32 Billion
Market Size 2022 USD 32.12 Billion
Market Size 2030 USD 88.67 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 13.74% (2022-2030)
Base Year 2021
Market Forecast Period 2022-2030
Historical Data 2018 & 2020
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Million)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Type, Platform Type, Application, End-Users, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled AT&T, txtNation Limited, Bango, Telenor, Boku Inc, Swisscom, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, NTH, Infomedia, Digital Turbine, Inc.
Key Market Opportunities Technological advancement
Key Market Dynamics Growing adoption of the audio and video streaming services


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) market size was valued at USD 26.32 Billion in 2021.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 13.74% during the forecast period, 2022-2030

Asia Pacific had the largest share of the Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) market.

The key players in the market are AT&T, txtNation Limited, Bango, Telenor, Boku Inc, Swisscom, Singapore Telecommunications Limited, NTH, Infomedia, and Digital Turbine, Inc.

The Pure DCB category dominated the market in 2021.

App stores had the largest share in the market for Direct Carrier Billing (DCB).