Category Archives: Payforit

Webinar: App store carrier billing users spend more across all operator services

Leading industry players in the app store ecosystem took part in the recent Bango webinar hosted by the Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), discussing: Does offering carrier billing for third party services cannibalizes operator revenues from traditional services How carrier billing … Continue reading

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AT&T Direct Billing – new trial may offer higher out-payments

Bango’s direct billing interface to AT&T has now been live for more than five years.  AT&T is now planning to allow the use of the direct billing interface for transactions initiated from PC’s as well as from mobile handsets.  What’s … Continue reading

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Latest Wifi vs MNO stats show continued fast growth in Wifi use

Bango has just made available the latest data showing the share of web access from mobiles that comes through Wifi vs Mobile Operator networks. To download the full stats click on the link below: Bango WiFi Market Data 2 Q09 … Continue reading

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Payment experience on the Nokia Ovi store – where’s operator billing?

Like many, we eagerly awaited the new Nokia Ovi store to see what was available and how easy it was to buy paid-for apps. The store did seem to be packed with free apps, mostly in the entertainment genre which … Continue reading

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Growth in Wifi usage continues but MNO connectivity soars!

Bango has released the latest data on the use of Wifi vs MNO connectivity by mobile phone users accessing the internet. Bango WiFi Market Data 1 Q09 While Wifi usage has continued to grow, a big surge in MNO traffic … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about Payforit

Single Click is the most talked-about new feature of the Payforit scheme since it first launched. This feature offers a number of important benefits for content providers, helping them get more repeat visits and improving their conversion rates. Mobile users are offered a very similar approach as … Continue reading

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“Revenue Leakage and” “Breakage Bonusses”

I recently read an interesting article about Revenue leakage over at MocoNews: There are definitely inaccuracies in reporting, but it goes both ways: A major carrier has outages in its billing system from time to time – usually no … Continue reading

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The “Great phone number harvesting scam”

There has been a great deal of interest in UK mobile phone number harvesting and it is increasingly being referred to in the mobile industry as “the next subscription scam”. I thought it would be useful to outline what the … Continue reading

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