Tag Archives: mobile commerce

Bango hits 100 operator connections

Bango (AIM: BGO) now has 100 mobile operator payment connections globally. Bango continues to expand the reach of its mobile payments platform to deliver its frictionless payment experience as widely as possible for the world’s leading content providers. Bango’s 100th … Continue reading

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The revolution you’re missing: mobile payments and emerging markets

We mobile payment watchers love to get hot under the collar over the latest VC backed payment technology or oddly-named initiatives from banking giants. We picture well-dressed early adopters waving their phone to pay for coffee in a Manhattan Starbucks, … Continue reading

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Mobile wallets and Bango

In the last few years, the idea that we will soon abandon our wallet in favor of our mobile phones has moved from being an interesting possibility, to a future-gazing cliché. Many have begun to fear that the flying car … Continue reading

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Operator billing reaches inflection point as O2 increase payout rates

Today Telefonica O2 slipped out a deceptively low-key announcement: They’re increasing payout rates to merchants, in order to help drive adoption of operator billing. The announcement is here. We at Bango think this could be a hugely influential move. Bango … Continue reading

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Frictionless payments and PIN codes: Don’t do it!

One of the biggest challenges for an app store or mobile merchant is deciding whether to implement the best possible frictionless payment experience and drive the highest conversion rates, or introduce PIN codes before payment confirmation. Pin codes could increase … Continue reading

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Mobile commerce on the march

We spotted a really interesting infographic from BigCommerce today. They’ve drawn together numbers surrounding the migration from conventional e-commerce to mobile commerce (m-commerce). Noting the massive rise in smartphones and an increased enthusiasm for online payments BigCommerce ask, will m-commerce … Continue reading

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How far fetched is Near Field?

Near Field Communications technology has been around for a while. Slender chips embedded in a range of products from handheld computers to bank cards are enabling applications to speed up information exchange. Where NFC has caused most interest recently is … Continue reading

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