Bango working with Amazon and Telefónica Deutschland

Bango, a direct carrier billing company, today announce it is working with Amazon and Telefónica Deutschland for carrier billing services on Telefónica’s network in Germany, according to a press release. The service will be deployed gradually through next year on...

Magazine subscriptions a text away

Boku and IPC Media partnership lets consumers subscribe to periodicals such as woman&home, Marie Claire, InStyle and Ideal Home.

Infobip extends coverage to 40 countries

Mobile messaging company expands SMS messaging service to U.S., Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa and Mexico, among others.

Norway's Telenor Group embraces direct carrier billing

Mobile Embrace Limited signs agreement with major telecom that boasts 176 million subscribers.

Bango partners with Deutsche Telekom for DOB

Mobile payments company Bango and Deutsche Telekom today announced a partnership to widen access to direct operator billing for app store purchases, according to a press release. The partnership enables Deutsche Telekom to accelerate direct operator billing deployment, bringing one-click...

Boku launches direct carrier billing connections in India

Boku Inc. said in an announcement that it has developed technology and mobile network operator relationships that make advanced mobile payments technology available in India.

Mobile game publisher enables DOB through Neomobile partnership

Onebip by Neomobile, a mobile payments service, today announced it has partnered with Goodgame Studios, a browser and mobile publisher games, to offer Onebip mobile payments for its games in key markets in Europe and Latin America including Spain, Italy,...

Bango enables direct operator billing for Samsung Galaxy Apps with Etisalat

Bango announced Wednesday that it has enabled one-click direct operator billing for Samsung Galaxy Apps with Etisalat, a telecoms company with operations in 19 countries in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, according to a press release. This marks Bango's...

Chinese mobile gaming company adds mopay for direct carrier billing

Direct carrier billing company mopay today announced it signed a deal with Chinese mobile gaming company Chukong Technologies. The Beijing-based company has decided to integrate mopay's Android software development kit product as essential element in the overall billing module for...

Telenor Pakistan mobile subscribers now have direct billing option

Mobile payments company Fortumo and mobile operator Telenor Pakistan Tuesday announced they launched direct carrier billing in Pakistan, according to a press release. More than 35 million Telenor Pakistan subscribers now can use direct operator billing to charge online purcahses...

Bango enables direct operator billing for Google Play with 3 Canadian telcos

Mobile payments company Bango Tuesday announced that its platform is now powering direct operator billing for Google Play across the three main Canadian operators.

Bango makes payment platform available to select U.K. digital merchants

The Bango Payment Platform, used by major app stores for Direct Operator Billing, is now available to select digital merchants, Banjo announced in a press release. From today, best in class, "app store quality" payments are available beyond the app...

PS4 gamers now can use direct carrier billing via Boku to buy content

Boku today launched carrier-based billing on Sony's latest and most technologically advanced gaming system, the PS4, in Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States, according to a press release. Subscribers in these countries can now top up their...

Bango partners with Etisalat to take direct operator billing to EMEA

Mobile payments provider Bango and telco Etisalat Group are partnering to deploy direct operator billing across Etisalat Group’s markets in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, according to an announcement. Etisalat said in the announcement it will be the first...

Carrier biller Boku names new CEO

Direct carrier biller Boku Inc. has elevated its chief business officer, Jon Prideaux, as its new chief executive in a move to hasten its expansion in Europe and Asia, according to The Wall Street Journal's Venture Capital Dispatch blog: Backed...

Taiwanese officials question security for text-based mobile payments

Taiwanese lawmakers are questioning the National Communications Commission's policy that requires two-way authorization when consumers make mobile payments involving small-ticket items. Regulators concluded the procedure does not reduce fraud enough, according to a report in the Taipei Times. The commission...

TreSensa gaming platform adds mobile-carrier billing through Fortumo

Game development and distribution platform TreSensa today announced it has partnered with mobile payments company Fortumo to bring in-app mobile-carrier billing to TreSensa's gaming network, according to a press release. "In-app purchasing has become the industry standard business model for...

Bubbly pops cork on direct carrier billing for messaging app

Bubbly, a Singapore-based company behind a mobile social network and messaging app, reportedly has launched direct carrier billing to enable users to make in-app purchases, according to a report from TechCrunch. "Ninety-two percent of prepaid card users in Asia have less than $1 on their cards at any given time.

India MNOs add in-app purchase capability with mopay partnership

Mopay announced its entry into the Indian market with an HTML5 in-app billing solution, the company said in a press release on Monday. Mopay is launching the HTML5-for-mobile version of its direct carrier billing platform on all large Indian carriers....

Bango expands direct carrier billing to more countries

Bango announced in a press release earlier this week that since the beginning of the year it has enabled direct carrier billing capabilities for mobile app store partners with Saudi Telecom and Mobily in Saudi Arabia, Mobinil in Egypt, Telkom...

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