Bango reports excellent progress in Asia, opens office in Singapore

Bango's Singapore officeBango announces the opening of its new office in Singapore. The opening of Bango Singapore caps an excellent 2013 for Bango across Asia and ensures Bango is well placed to serve this massive smartphone growth market.

2013 saw Bango launch mobile payment across a variety of app stores, connecting subscribers from many of the world’s largest mobile network operators (MNOs). New integrations in the region included SingTel in Singapore, DiGi in Malaysia, Indosat, Telkomsel and XL Axiata in Indonesia, Globe in the Philippines and DTAC in Thailand. Bango is delivering additional Direct Operator Billing capabilities in Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Korea and Japan during 2014, so that app stores and major merchants can benefit from Bango’s “direct connect, direct contract” business model. Bango works extremely closely with its operator partners, ensuring optimized technical integrations and commercial relationships. The result is that app store and merchant partners access a unique, powerful operator billing experience. Continue reading

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Bango Wins Mobile Entertainment Award 2013

ME awards 2013 winner logoBango continued its success streak at the Mobile Entertainment Awards last month, as it was announced we have won the “Best Payment Service Provider” Category for the third year running. Bango is proud to lead in the mobile billing space, and such awards provide great recognition for the hard work from the team behind the scenes.

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State of the art one-click payment for apps and digital content in the world’s fastest growing app store.

Bango and Rogers Wireless announce that they have launched operator billing for users of ROGERS DESKTOPGoogle Play in Canada. Rogers subscribers can now buy digital content using one-click payment from Bango, paying on their phone bill, without the need to register personal details, send SMS messages or enter credit card details.Following a staged rollout, the service is now available to 100% of Rogers’ Google Play subscribers.

The increase in sales of connected devices – smartphones, tablets, even connected TVs – has seen an explosion in digital content. A universe of apps, movies, books and music, accessed from ever more affordable devices, is at our fingertips. Operator billing is emerging as a vital enabler, using the mass market of phone and phone bill to democratize access to all this content. Continue reading

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SyQic partners with Bango to provide frictionless payment for its Yoonic platform

SyQic partners with Bango to provide frictionless payment for its YooniSyQicc platform

SyQic, the leading Mobile TV Service (OTT) provider of live and on-demand international video content branded as ‘Yoonic’, is delighted to partner with Bango, the award-winning mobile payments provider.

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Bango and MMIT introduce M-Iflọ – The solution to Africa’s complex mobile payment landscape

Partnership with MMIT in AfricaBango and MMIT have released M-Iflọ, a safe payment solution that enables online transactions for digital content. M-Iflọ navigates the complex mobile payment environment in Sub-Saharan Africa and is tailored to the needs of the industry leaders in mobile content.

Africa’s growing population of smartphone users are young, tech savvy and early adopters by instinct. But when it comes to payment for mobile apps and content, African consumers are shut out, excluded from mobile commerce because merchants are fearful of the risks of doing business in Africa. M-Iflọ addresses those concerns and will unlock a world of mobile payments in Africa. Continue reading

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Maria Garcia Vidondo joins Bango as VP Platform Operations

Maria Garcia Vidondo joins Bango as VP Platform OperationsWe’re excited to announce the latest addition to Bango’s management team, as Maria Garcia Vidondo has joined us, as our Vice President Platform Operations. This is a new role which has been created as Bango continues on its growth path, serving increasing numbers of huge clients and seeing massive growth in reach.

Maria’s role is to ensure that the Bango Payment and Analytics experience is always available for Bango’s customers. Maria is focused on several measures which are pivotal to Bango’s business performance Continue reading

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Bango wins Mobile Merit Award 2013

Mobile Merit Award winner 2013We’re proud to announce that we’ve won another award, this time it’s the Mobile Merit Award 2013. We won in the “Mobile Payments and Commerce” category. The Mobile Merit Award recognizes companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates today.

The Mobile Merit Awards are judged by a panel of industry executives, members of the media and consultants. Marc Barach, CMO for Jumio, and a member of the judging panel commented: “All the Mobile Merit Award finalists are doing remarkable things to make our mobile experiences safer, more useful and rewarding. Innovation and execution make for a potent mix and the participating companies certainly set the standard in that arena,” Continue reading

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