Category Archives: mobile web

Under the lid of the world’s most reliable payments platform

Bango’s latest short film is out this week. It’s focused on the teams and systems that underpin our operational expertise. The Bango Payment Platform handles payment for many of the giants of mobile, including Google, Facebook, BlackBerry and others. The … Continue reading

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Announcing “Bango Belt” – The latest wearable tech

Payment has gone truly personal with news today of a wearable payment device.“Bango Belt” provides “command and control” features, giving the wearer real-time feedback on charges to their mobile phone bill and the ability to control spending limits by adjusting the … Continue reading

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Bango supporting next generation of coders

Some of the UKs newest computer programmers were given a boost this week, when their school coding club received £1,000 worth of equipment from Bango.

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The view from CES

The consumer electronics industry swarmed on Las Vegas last week, for CES 2014 As ever, it was a glitzy, busy and wallet-lightening experience, with some surprising new products to report. If we had to sum up CES in one word, … Continue reading

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Bango Nexus Masterclass – for operators

Bango is continuing its long-running Nexus event series, this time with a series of Masterclasses for mobile network operators. The Nexus Masterclasses are taking place across South East Asia, a growth market for both mobile content and operator billing. The … Continue reading

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Amazon gets smooth with online payments

Last month was smooth – we saw Facebook announce innovative plans to streamline their customer’s payment experiences, by pre-populating credit card details on a select number of chosen merchant’s payment pages. This will use card details previously captured and stored … Continue reading

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Talking about conversion rates

We’ve been reading some fascinating numbers released by Jumio Inc and reported in Mobile Payments Today. Some of my own highlights (or perhaps lowlights) are: More than two-thirds (68%) of smartphone/tablet owners have attempted to make a purchase on their device, but two-thirds … Continue reading

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Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

Last week Bango held the latest in its long-running Nexus event series, in San Francisco, CA. Bango Nexus is a prestigious, invite-only event that brings together key players shaping the mobile internet. The theme this year was “Making money from … Continue reading

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Does it make sense for carriers to attempt another mobile billing standard?

Last week, Telefonica Digital announced a tie-up with European operator Telenor, to standardize a way of charging third party services to customers’ phone bills. The idea is that a third party content provider could integrate with Telefonica’s BlueVia charge to … Continue reading

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Which app stores keep their developers happy?

There are many measures of the health of an app store, but perhaps the most vital measure is how happy are the developers? A thriving developer ecosystem is a prerequisite for app store success; after all it’s the innovation and … Continue reading

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