Subscription billing service

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A subscription billing service (also sometimes called metered hosting) is system of billing consumers on a time determined basis for products or services that they receive. An example is a recurring monthly invoice for access to websites such as newspaper archives. Other common uses are for downloadable software, games, e-books, and digital downloads.[1] Subscription billing service is also utilized by mobile app providers such as Apple's App Store.[2]

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  1. ^ Empson, Rip (17 March 2011). "Online Subscription Billing is Still a Hassle, SaaSy Aims To Change That". Tech Crunch. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  2. ^ Sandoval, Greg (15 February 2011). "Apple unveils subscription service in App Store". Cnet. Retrieved 3 March 2014.