Category Archives: digital content

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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AfricaCom 2016 tops off momentous year for African mobile market

Bango have a great story to tell this year; the first launch of Direct Carrier Billing in Africa of Google Play, with Telkom South Africa. Trevor Goldberg, VP Business Development MNOs went to AfricaCom to spread the word and enable more African … Continue reading

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Bango Payment, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay…What’s the difference?

Mobile payment is increasingly in the headlines as major brands all develop their strategies and look to gain market share, which has resulted in a wide array of new payment innovations being announced. When looking at Bango Payment, Apple Pay, … 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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Why music matters…….

…..this question has been at the top of my mind this week, prompted by several parallel events. Google announced its cloud music “locker” service ‘Music Beta’, just a few weeks after Amazon made its service available. Both are intended to … Continue reading

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E-books, tablets, e-readers….how these digital devices are changing the publishing industry

As devices like the Kindle, tablets and other e-readers continue to gain popularity, there’s no doubt that the future of the eBooks market is looking bright. The American Association of Publishers (AAP) has recently reported that eBooks sales have reached … Continue reading

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