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Why Mobile Billing?
November 10, 2020
A growing amount of people don't have access to credit cards and digital wallets, but at the same time almost everyone has a mobile phone, this means a huge gap between users who are able to access digital content, from their mobile devices, but are unable to pay for it. Thanks to the mobile payments, 50% of fans who couldn't support their own favorite creator can do it now.
Are Mobile Payments safe?
8 March, 2021
Mobile Payments are since ever the safest payment method out there. They don't require any personal data, nor from the Payee neither the Payer. The only data required are a phone and a pincode received via SMS to confirm the payment.
What about costs on Octipay?
8 march, 2021
Our platform works with a transparent flat revenue logic on Octipay digital credits you collect: Octipay digital credits are automatically credited to your account each time you receive a payment. Mobile operators pay a certain amount — that already includes our fee — for providing you the platform, mobile operator integrations, optional support and fraud management, pay the taxes on your behalf, and pay out to you your share on the total amount of Octipay digital credits collected. You can see our fees
How does Octipay increase my earnings?
29 Jenuary, 2021
You can receive payments from every fan simply with a mobile phone, allowing you to monetize any individual passionate about your activity. In this way you generate more engagement and earnings, while growing your community.
How do I get paid on Octipay?
18 Semptember, 2020
After creating the Octipay account you will have to choose whether to share your Octipay link, or to connect it as a payment method to one of the our partner platforms (TipeeeStream, Streamlabs, StreamElements). You can set Paypal (minimum payout 0.01€) to receive the payout of money collected with Octipay, with no other limits.
How can I pay with Octipay?
9 October, 2020
You will be prompted for your mobile number on which you will receive a pin code to confirm your payment, anything quickly and securely in just 2 steps, with no sharing of personal data.
What are the payment limits?
9 February, 2021
There are no limits on the number of payments you can receive with Mobile Billing. For those who pay limits can vary depending on country and phone operator, in general an individual phone it's allowed to spend 50€ per transaction and 300€ per month.
When do I receive the payout of the payments I collect with Octipay?
13 December, 2021
The payout of the accumulated credits during each month, is set after 60 days, the 1° of the month (e.g. credits of January, will be paid out on the 1 of April).
Where do I receive the payout of payments collected with Octipay?
6 September, 2020
You can be paid with Paypal.
Why does Mobile Billing have more fees than cards or Paypal?
22 October, 2020
Mobile Billing is a different payment method than card or Paypal, and fees only depend from phone operators, who have different payment processes. Mobile Billing doesn't replace cards or Paypal, it completes them, allowing you to get paid from every fan who doesn't have a card or Paypal.
What do Mobile Billing fees depend on?
10 November, 2020
Fees vary depending by country and phone operator. Octipay collaborates with phone operators, and payments volume help us make the difference: the more creators get paid via Mobile Billing, the better percentages we get from phone operators. The more we grow, the more your earnings grow.
What are the Octipay digital credits?
30 Jenuary, 2021
They constitute the system that allows you to receive payments via Mobile Billing. Each time you receive a payment with Octipay, your account is automatically credited by the corresponding amount in credits. The amount in credits you collected doesn't require any action from you, it's automatically paid out to your Paypal account, according to the scheduled timing.
How do Octipay credits work?
28 September, 2020
The Octipay digital credits allow fans to make payments via Mobile Billing (either one-time purchases or subscriptions) toward you. Also, fans can purchase Octipay digital credits whenever they want. The dedicated section on the platform allows fans to top up their account with the prefered amount of credits, either by one-time purchase or in a recurring way (e.g. monthly top-up). Credits are creditated on their account in order to be spent toward creators whenever they prefer.
How much is worth 1 Octipay credit?
11 March, 2021
The value of 1 Octipay credit is 0.01€. Phone operators' fees are applied to the amount in credits you collected.
Can I accumulate credits before spending them?
23 December, 2020
Yes, in the dedicated section of the site you can buy digital credits at any time, and spend them whenever you want.
What % fee does apply to the payments I receive?
19 February, 2021
It depends on the country and phone operator, fees are applied on the amount of Octipay digital credits you collect. The % fees are listed here.
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