Credit card availability is a road block to online purchases for an average Indian. You might have downloaded and used the free apps from the Google Play Store so far. If you had ever tried to purchase Android apps from the Google Play, you would have come across Google asking for credit/debit card details to buy the apps.
Idea have associated with Google in providing a new purchase option for Google Android apps on Play Store. So, from now on you can now buy Google Play premium apps from idea account balance. This option is available for both prepaid and postpaid customers. The purchases can be paid in the form of monthly phone bills.
The news like IRCTC hacked scares the internet buyers to enter the credit/debit card bills while buying legitimate purchases online. If network carriers start collaborating with the online purchases like this, the possibilities of increasing mobile phone bills might go high too.
However, it somehow adds a sophistication for Indian buyers to gain access to more powerful and useful apps from the Google Play Store.