Tag Archives: mobile payment

Download the latest Bango newsletter for app stores

Download our latest newsletter for app stores and discover how the Bango Platform makes operator billed payments as simple for app stores to offer as credit card payments. In the year to June 2014, app stores sold $18BN of games, … 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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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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Cheer up Zuck

It’s the fastest growing participation sport: speculating on Facebook’s post-IPO value and trajectory. In this sport we’re all armchair pundits, backseat drivers and unquestioned experts on how to monetize this pervasive social platform, whose long-term value is under such close … Continue reading

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Why does Facebook work with Bango?

Late last week we were featured in the New York Times, commenting on our agreement with Facebook. The agreement allows Facebook’s mobile users to easily purchase digital content on their phone, using frictionless operator billing – Purchases are added to … Continue reading

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Micro-transactions in the m-commerce world

During a recent panel session I took part in, at a mobile conference in New York, the topic of micro-transactions came up. There is no arguing that mobile subscribers with internet access are growing. Operators and manufactures have done a … Continue reading

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