Category Archives: mobile web

What does a Bango Partnership with Etisalat mean?

Bango has signed an agreement with Etisalat, to deploy Direct Operator Billing (DOB) across the group’s markets in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The established partnership between Bango and Etisalat has already seen DOB launched for users of BlackBerry … Continue reading

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Freemium wins out: Proof

The emergence of the app economy has brutally exposed the limitations of many established business models. The basic model of pay to play has been severely challenged. The average smartphone user now expects most of the content they consume to … Continue reading

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Wearable tech and mobile payment: new possibilities

Did you go to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in February? If you did, there’s a good chance that the show gave you your first glimpse of Google Glass ‘in the wild’. Google Glass has the tech world hugely … Continue reading

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Operator Billing

Last week BlackBerry celebrated the 5th anniversary of the BlackBerry World storefront. They’ve released an infographic to coincide with the anniversary, highlighting its growth, including the success of operator billing. In BlackBerry’s own words: “We… set out to ensure purchases … Continue reading

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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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