French Windows Phone users get carrier billing on SFR

imageTelecomPaper reports French operator SFR has enabled operator billing  for Windows Phones on their network.

SFR customers now no longer need a credit card or debit card to purchase apps and can now select « pay on bill » when they buy from the Windows Phone Store.

Buyers will then receive an email confirmation from Microsoft, and will be able to review their purchases on

Surveys by analyst company Kantar Worldpanel shows Windows Phone has been growing market share steadily in France, and in the most recent Q2 2013 quarter had 9% market share.