Category Archives: mobile web

Windows 10 fits the carrier bill with Bango partnership

Bango recently announced an expanded partnership with Microsoft to include Direct Carrier Billing across all Windows 10 devices as part of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). This allows customers to pay for all Windows 10 content, including apps, games, media and software, … Continue reading

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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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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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For network operators, getting their billing connected to app stores is a key revenue driver

Looking at just one of the world’s biggest app stores as an example, you can buy apps through Google Play in 136 countries worldwide, yet carrier billing is only available in 39 of those! That means for operators in 97 … Continue reading

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10 things you need to know about carrier billing

Identified as one MEF’s “10 Key Mobile Trends for 2015”, carrier billing is a major driver behind the global growth in digital content sales. Carrier billing enables consumers to buy apps, games, music and other content by charging the cost to … Continue reading

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