Category Archives: operator billing

Beware of BOB!

DOB (or Direct Carrier Billing — DCB — as it is sometimes called) is the state of the art, allowing smartphone users to charge the cost of a digital purchase to their phone bill, in one-click. It’s achieved through a … 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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Webinar Q&A: Beyond bandwidth – Opening new revenue through carrier billing

Thanks to all who attended our webinar, “Beyond bandwidth – Opening new revenue through carrier billing“. Featuring Bango and Telefónica Digital, hosted by Mobile Payments Today, the webinar explored how Mobile Network Operators who embrace carrier billing are not just … Continue reading

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Opportunity knocks for mobile operators

As the app economy continues its explosive growth, the world’s mobile network operators (MNOs) are fighting tenaciously to secure revenue from the mobile commerce flowing across their networks. As this battle between the MNOs and over the top services develops, … Continue reading

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The View from CTIA Las Vegas

As ever, it was the conversations between the presentations, the quick exchange in the coffee stand queue, which gave us the mood of the industry. It’s clear that the Latin American (LatAm) market opportunity is a focus amongst the industry’s … Continue reading

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It’s a Wi-Fi World

We’ve written in the past about the challenges of being a mobile network operator (MNO) in today’s highly connected mobile world. Here are some very simple statistics that demonstrate one of the problems that today’s MNOs grapple with, and an … Continue reading

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Bango’s Ray Anderson responds to Facebook Home

Says it’s all about ‘the next billion’ users. Facebook will provide a frictionless social experience while Bango will provide frictionless payment for content and services. Since mid-2012, Bango has been partnered with Facebook to provide mobile web carrier billing. Bango’s … Continue reading

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Bango hits 100 operator connections

Bango (AIM: BGO) now has 100 mobile operator payment connections globally. Bango continues to expand the reach of its mobile payments platform to deliver its frictionless payment experience as widely as possible for the world’s leading content providers. Bango’s 100th … Continue reading

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Skype to launch operator billing

Interesting news has reached us that Skype users will soon be able to buy Skype credit by charging the cost to their mobile bill – operator billing. The move should give some momentum to operator billing for the desktop, where … Continue reading

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Why does Facebook work with Bango?

Late last week we were featured in the New York Times, commenting on our agreement with Facebook. The agreement allows Facebook’s mobile users to easily purchase digital content on their phone, using frictionless operator billing – Purchases are added to … Continue reading

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