Category Archives: General Market News

Announcement: Directorate Changes

Bango announces a number of changes to its Board of Directors, effective today, to support Bango’s position at the centre of the global market for monetizing digital content. Read the full announcement here

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Announcement: Interim Results

Bango today announces its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016. Read full announcement here

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Q&A: Bango and Danal partnership

On 12 August, Bango announced that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Korean mobile commerce company Danal, aimed at strengthening its global payments footprint and for mutual technical and business benefit.  To provide extra information on this announcement, … Continue reading

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Announcement: Bango and Danal strengthen payments partnership

Bango announces that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with South Korean mobile commerce company Danal Korea, Inc., aimed at strengthening its global payments footprint and developing a mutually beneficial exchange of information in regards to technical expertise … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go – Positive impact on End User Spend

A number of investors have asked about the potential increase in End User Spend from Pokémon Go – the “fastest deploying mobile game of all time“. Mobile has seen numerous waves of successful revenue generating entertainment products, each bigger than … Continue reading

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Impact of Brexit on Bango plc

Several investors have asked for a quick view from Bango management on the impact of a weaker pound on the Bango business. Bango is a global business. Approximately 90% of Bango costs are in Sterling – primarily salaries for UK … Continue reading

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Recent article about iTunes carrier billing on O2 Germany

Bango was asked to comment on an article in TechCrunch about use of DCB for iTunes in Germany. We cannot comment on Apple’s expansion of support for carrier billing, other than to say we are delighted that Apple is extending … Continue reading

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To break into the mainstream sometimes it’s best to go underground

Amazon Underground, the new app for Android smartphones, offers a selection of apps, games and in-app content, all for free. It is designed to break Amazon into the mainstream on Android smartphones by increasing store distribution and customer acquisition. Consequently … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2015 – Google back in the frame for driving point of sale payments forward

The mobile payment industry had another solid boost at Google I/O 2015 in San Francisco. Their keynote was completely dominated by mobile and quickly introduced Android Pay, which launches as part of the new Android M in Q3 2015. Android Pay … Continue reading

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Forbes: How Bango reflects “the shift to a new economy”

In an interesting Forbes article, published this month, Bango is called-out as a pioneer of a new type of economy. The Forbes article interviews the journalist and author Haydn Shaughnessy, who recently published “Shift: A User’s Guide to the New … Continue reading

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