Category Archives: app store

MWC 2016 roundup: Payment will be everything – everything must be able to pay

The Mobile World Congress 2016 catchphrase, ‘mobile is everything’ could equally have been, ‘everything is mobile’. Although the big Android handset manufacturers, including HTC, LG, Sony and our close partner Samsung, all launched new handsets as usual, it was the … Continue reading

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Bango expands app store carrier billing across Middle East region

Kuwait is the latest market to launch Google Play through the Bango Payment Platform, confirming the region’s importance for app stores It comes as a surprise to many mobile payments watchers that carrier-billed payments have proved such a big hit with … Continue reading

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Google boosts app store success by installing apps without the store

Bango is obsessed with app store billing optimization – leveraging mobile innovations to simplify the payment experience, boost spend and increase customer engagement. We are therefore delighted to learn that Google is streamlining their Android app discovery and installation process. … Continue reading

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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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Google Play’s explosive revenue growth down to operator billing?

Everyone likes a success story, so the recent stats from our friends at Distimo revealing that “Google Play revenues surged by 67% during the last 6 months” was most welcome. Especially since Bango connects operator’s billing systems into Google Play, … 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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Carrier billing available to more BlackBerry App World customers

Bango and Research In Motion have further expanded the ability for BlackBerry smartphone customers to pay for BlackBerry App World apps on their monthly bill. Telefonica Germany, Tigo Colombia, Virgin UK and Vodacom South Africa are among the latest carriers … Continue reading

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