Damien Byrne joins Bango as Account Director

DamiennnnnWe’re delighted to announce our latest key hire, as Damien Byrne has joined Bango in the role of Account Director. This is a newly created role as Bango continues on its growth path, powering payment for the giants of mobile and seeing rapid growth in reach and spend across the platform. Continue reading

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Bango and Indosat launch carrier billing in Google Play

Bango is pleased to announce that Indosat, the leading Indonesian Mobile Network Operator, has used the Bango Payments Platform to launch one-click payment for Google Play customers.

This activation enables Google Play customers on the Indosat network to purchase games, music, apps and other digital content, without the use of premium SMS messages or the limitations of credit cards. Instead, users enjoy frictionless direct carrier billing, charging the cost to their phone bill, without the need to register personal details. Continue reading

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Payments launched with Telkom South Africa for Samsung Galaxy Apps

Untitled-1Bango is pleased to announce that it has launched Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) for
Samsung Galaxy Apps with Telkom South Africa. This is the first Samsung DCB launch in the continent of Africa.

Telkom and Samsung have partnered with mobile payment leader Bango in order to launch the service. The service is made possible through Telkom’s Event Billing service and will enable Telkom customers to purchase Samsung applications from the GALAXY Apps store and charge it directly to their mobile phone bill or airtime, using their Samsung devices. Customers can also make in-app purchases, such as additional content or new levels for a gaming app, without interruption to the app experience. This “frictionless” payment experience is emerging as the preferred model for payment in app stores, enabling more consumers to access paid content, without the need for credit/debit cards or to register personal details. Continue reading

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Bango wins an EMMA

Emmas-Winner-logo-2014 (3)After the announcement of our first deployment with Amazon, and our new global partnership with Samsung, Bango’s hot streak continued last week when we were proud to be awarded an EMMA. Continue reading

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Bango’s partnership with Samsung

Untitled-1The announcement last week that Samsung has integrated with the Bango Payments Platform, unlocking one-click payment in their app store, is important for two reasons. First it confirms that paying for content and services on the mobile phone bill is an essential component of today’s smartphone experience. Secondly, when the world’s largest smartphone maker standardizes on the Bango Payments Platform, it makes clear that the carrier billing market has reached maturity. Continue reading

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Global Agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Bango has signed a global agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s leading smartphone manufacturer. Continue reading

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Bango and Deutsche Telekom announce app store operator billing partnership

Blog image for Newsroom 1Bango and Deutsche Telekom today announce a partnership to widen access to Direct Operator Billing (DOB) for app store purchases. The partnership enables Deutsche Telekom to accelerate DOB deployment, bringing frictionless ‘one click’ payment for apps, music, games and other digital content, to its subscribers across Germany and other European markets. Continue reading

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