Category Archives: Mobile payments

Carrier billing landscape – market dynamics and demand

‘Carrier Billing Global Outlook and Opportunities’ is the new MEF executive insights video series sponsored by Bango. This series hears key industry voices examine the state of the carrier billing market.   In the first video, London-based Principal Analyst at … Continue reading

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7 things you need to know about the Japanese retail market

With a heightening focus from the major western retailers on the Japanese market, Bango has compiled a list of 7 key facts you need to know when expanding into the Japanese retail market. 1. Credit cards are not the dominant … Continue reading

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Bango and Costa Coffee – shop of the future

As a member of Cambridge Wireless, Bango were invited to submit a proposal outlining how our technology could be deployed by Costa Coffee for the “coffee shop of the future”. Over 50 submissions by local, national and international companies were … Continue reading

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Carrier billing – Moving into the mainstream

The announcement by Amazon, KDDI and NTT DOCOMO this week that carrier billing is being offered to Japanese customers in the Amazon retail store is the most important achievement for this ubiquitous “alternative” payment method in its 20 year history.

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Monumental days in app store gaming lead to record-shattering year

It’s no stretch to declare 2016 as the most significant year for the app stores since their launch nearly 10 years ago. Nintendo finally dipped their toes into the ocean of mobile apps, both indirectly through Niantic’s Pokémon Go and … Continue reading

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Turning growth in mobile data usage into greater revenues

Bango and du Telecom keynote session at Mobile 360 Series Middle East It’s conference season again and last week it was the turn of Dubai who hosted the 36th GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) event, which saw 4,000+ global technical … Continue reading

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New mobile game breaks revenue records

Pokémon GO rocketed into the mobile ecosystem last week, claiming the record as the fastest mobile game to hit the top spot, taking over from Clash Royale. Four days after launch, Pokémon GO became the number one mobile game in … Continue reading

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