MNOs face some uncertainty with mobile wallets

MNOs face some uncertainty with mobile wallets

U.K. joint-venture Weve changes direction on its plans as Apple Pay (and HCE) alter the payments value chain.

The overlooked mobile payment: direct carrier billing

The overlooked mobile payment: direct carrier billing

Technology is giving this corner of the payments market renewed energy.

Beware of BOB!

Beware of BOB!

As this very publication has made clear, Direct Operator Billing, or DOB, is "the world's most popular mobile payment method." DOB (or Direct Carrier Billing — DCB — as it is sometimes called) is the state of the art, allowing...

Who the FTC sued for fraudulent carrier billing and mobile cramming

Who the FTC sued for fraudulent carrier billing and mobile cramming

Malini Mithal of the FTC recounts recent lawsuits the agency won against fraudulent payment companies. (From the ATM & Mobile Executive Summit)

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 2

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 2

DOB lets you buy items from your phone bill, but sometimes it's a premium text message in disguise. What's the difference?

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 1

Debunking direct operator billing, Part 1

DOB lets you buy items from your phone bill, but sometimes it's a premium text message in disguise. What's the difference?

Direct Carrier Billing: The world’s most popular mobile payment [Infographic]

Direct carrier billing lets wireless subscribers place the cost of a purchase for a digital good on their monthly phone bill. It's facilitated by providers who tap into the billing systems of carriers around the world, connecting billions of consumers to a quick, easy way to make a mobile payment.

Child excesses test in-app mobile payments

Child excesses test in-app mobile payments

Parental finger-wagging falls short, but lawsuits do not mean game over ... yet

Webinar to explore payment options for MNOs in the app economy

Webinar to explore payment options for MNOs in the app economy

Bango and Telefónica Digital to discuss how MNOs can leverage their billing relationships.

Boku makes its television debut

Boku makes its television debut

Direct carrier biller Boku partners with Playjam to offer mobile payments to television gamers.

Bango confirms direct carrier billing deal with Mozilla

Bango confirms direct carrier billing deal with Mozilla

Company will provide billing and settlement services for Firefox Marketplace when it launches this year.

Boku brings new carrier billing option to 300M gamers

Boku brings new carrier billing option to 300M gamers

Carrier biller partners with online gaming platform Bigpoint.

Bango signs its 100th carrier

Bango signs its 100th carrier

With this milestone the carrier biller now connects 1 billion wireless subscribers to mobile payments.

PayOne hits Home Depot with patent infringement suit

PayOne hits Home Depot with patent infringement suit

Direct carrier biller PayOne says retailer's mobile payment acceptance infringes on its IP.

Bango raises $10M

Bango raises $10M

Company secures funding to support growth in emerging markets.

The '3X factor' of carrier billing in app store purchases

The '3X factor' of carrier billing in app store purchases

2012 was a record year in the growth of app store purchases over mobile operator billing. Google Play sales processed via carrier billing by Amdocs for leading NA operators tripled in revenues last year.

BilltoMobile adds US Cellular as a carrier partner

BilltoMobile adds US Cellular as a carrier partner

Carrier biller now connected to 90 percent of U.S. wireless subscribers.

Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

Bango holds Nexus 2012: ‘Making money from the mobile web’

Earlier this month, we at Bango held the latest in our long-running Nexus event series, in San Francisco. Bango Nexus is a prestigious, invite-only event that brings together key players shaping the mobile internet, and I’m glad to share some...

Turkish football fans test m-ticketing

Turkish football fans test m-ticketing

Carrier biller Onebip and Turkish carrier Turkcell let football fans put ticket charge on their phone bills.

Commentary: mobile payment bench testing

Commentary: mobile payment bench testing

A U.K. tech journalist tries his hand at actually using some mobile payment methods.

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