Category Archives: mobile web

Bango people: Katharine Challen, Management Accountant

With a number of career opportunities available at Bango, we spoke with Katharine Challen, Management Accountant about her career highlights, development and aspirations. What is it like working in the Bango finance team? My role entails the preparation of the Group’s … Continue reading

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Microsoft on Direct Carrier Billing.

In the third exclusive carrier billing outlook video series supported by Bango, Grahame Riddell, Microsoft’s Director of Carrier Billing explains why Microsoft is standardizing on Direct Carrier Billing across all its devices.

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How is ‘charge to bill’ powering Africa’s booming mobile commerce market?

In the second exclusive carrier billing outlook video series supported by Bango, we hear from Herman Singh, Chief Digital Officer of MTN Group. MTN Group is Africa’s number one telecommunications company serving 240 million subscribers in 24 countries in Africa and … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking and Bango

Stephen Hawking was an inspiration to Bango CEO Ray Anderson. Ray was a former student of Stephen during his time studying Natural Sciences at Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, and recently went back to celebrate Stephen’s 50th anniversary as a … 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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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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The evolution of Android carrier billing: 900 Million and counting

Google has updated the world with the news that nearly 1 in every 8 people on the planet can pay on the internet using Direct Carrier Billing (DCB). The headline from the recent annual “I/O” conference stated that 900 Million … Continue reading

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