“We wanted to work with a partner that has experience across all app stores, a partner that has done this before, and that would allow us to go to market quickly. Bango was the logical conclusion to our search”
– Prince Thomas, digital services development lead, du
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du, one of the largest operators in the UAE, selected Bango to underpin its carrier billing across all app stores. The initial integration into the
Bango Payment Platform was completed in October 2014, with the Samsung GALAXY Apps store launching the same month. In quick succession Windows Phone Store, BlackBerry World and BlackBerry Messenger carrier billing were also activated through the Bango Platform integration. In June 2015 Google Play, the region’s most popular app store, was launched through the Platform. Continue reading
App stores now offering carrier billed payments to tens of millions of new customers through the Bango Platform.
Bango has recently launched carrier billing routes for its app store partners in several additional markets, underlining the role of the Bango Payment Platform at the heart of the growing global app store economy. Continue reading
Four carrier billing launches during May extends platform footprint across the region
Bango launch app store carrier billing in four markets in Latin America, including two launches for Google Play. With additional new markets expected to launch during the year, the Bango Payment Platform is at the forefront of the app economy across the LatAm region. Continue reading
Rolls out app store carrier billing in Jordan, with Windows Phone Store for launch
Cambridge, UK & Amman, Jordan. June 8th 2015. Fast-growing Jordanian Mobile Network Operator Umniah has chosen the Bango Payment Platform to deliver app store carrier billing. Umniah plans to activate a range of app store connections through Bango’s platform in the upcoming period, and begins with today’s launch of Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store. Continue reading
Tanya Stittle is first female to win the award
Young apprentice Tanya Stittle has been crowned Apprentice of the Year, at the 2015 Microsoft Apprentice of the Year awards. Tanya, who works for mobile payment company Bango, was chosen as the winner from the hundreds of apprentices backed by Microsoft and employed by its partner businesses. Tanya is the first female winner of the award, marking a significant milestone in an industry that has traditionally failed to attract young women. Continue reading
Bango has made significant progress across Asia during the last 24 months, with Direct Carrier Billing launched in many “mobile-first” countries, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and others. As part of our market development across the region, we’re pleased to announce that Trevor Goldberg, Bango’s VP Business Development, Mobile Network Operators, has been elected to the board of MEF Asia. Continue reading
ETIS is an influential industry group that brings together Europe’s major telecommunications providers to share knowledge on key technology issues in a trusted environment. ETIS does this by engaging members in invitation only working groups and task forces, where real-world experiences are shared and discussed in a surprisingly lively environment.
Last week the ETIS Billing & Revenue Management Working Group held its first such meeting of the year in Dublin, Ireland, hosted by Openet. I was invited to address the group, to give a 30 minute presentation Continue reading