Google has this week announced that their online Google Play Store is now capable of accepting payments via PayPal. Enabling those users that maybe don’t have a credit card or would prefer not to use one to be able to pay for items using their PayPal account.
Google has also announced that it is expanding its carrier billing support to seven new countries enabling Android users and customers of the Google Play store to be able to use their monthly mobile phone bill to purchase applications music and other media from the Play store.
Google explains a little more about the introduction of the PayPal payment system within Google Play :
“Starting today, we’re making it possible for people to choose PayPal for their Google Play purchases in 12 countries, including the U.S., Germany, and Canada. When you make a purchase on Google Play in these countries, you’ll find PayPal as an option in your Google Wallet; just enter your PayPal account login and you’ll easily be able to make purchases.
Our goal is to provide users with a frictionless payment experience, and this new integration is another example of how we work with partners from across the payments industry to deliver this to the user.”
For more information on the new PayPal support in Google Play jump over to the Google website for details.