The system unveils possibility for subscribing to paid (premium) features of Japanese video hosting service, allowing users to pay using credit cards.
— Integration with Japanese payment provider.
— Ability to perform periodical(recurrent) billing without requiring users to enter their credit card data every time.
— Administration UI for user account management and transaction tracking.
— Tracks history of every billing-related administrative action.
— Provides set of financial reports for tracking revenues on daily/monthly basis.
The release of paid subscription service was accompanied by numerous new features targeted to premium users:
— Priviledged video traffic served from dedicated servers
— Ability to download full-size movies (DivX)
— Access to iPhone, iPad and mobile video content (DoCoMo, AU, Softbank)
Hereafter it is planned to use the system as a platform for accepting micropayments.