logo-loader
Bango PLC

Bango opens-up carrier billing in Google Play for Entel Chile

The AIM-listed mobile commerce company said pre and post-paid subscribers can simply click-to-buy using carrier billing, placing the charge on their Entel phone bill

google play store
"Increasing financial inclusion across the globe is a core focus for Bango," said CEO Ray Anderson

Bango plc (LON:BGO) has announced that millions of Entel subscribers in Chile are now able to pay using their phone bill for the ‘massive array of content and services’ sold in Google Play, including Minecraft, Tinder and Google Play Music.

The AIM-listed mobile commerce company said pre and post-paid subscribers can simply click-to-buy using carrier billing, placing the charge on their Entel phone bill, for instant access to their favourite games, music, movies and more.

READ: Bango ensures broader payments services in Europe

Bango said Latin America is the world’s second-fastest growing mobile region, yet over 70% of Latin Americans being untapped.  Carrier billing enables anyone with a mobile phone bill to fully engage in the online ecosystem.

To ensure continued carrier billing sales growth Entel, the largest operator in Chile, can use Bango comparative intelligence technology to evaluate their performance and boost both users and payment conversions.

Ray Anderson, CEO of Bango, said: “Driven by increasing smartphone adoption and internet access people are spending more time and money on their phones, driving unprecedented growth in digital commerce. Increasing financial inclusion across the globe is a core focus for Bango.”

He added: “This is the first Direct Carrier Billing launch for Google Play within South America. It follows the first Direct Carrier Billing launch for Google Play across Latin America with AT&T Mexico in 2015, also through the Bango Platform."

In early morning trading, Bango's shares rose 0.66% to 152.0p.

 

Quick facts: Bango PLC

Price: £1.50

Market: LSE
Market Cap: £105.88 m
Follow

Add related topics to MyProactive

Create your account: sign up and get ahead on news and events

NO INVESTMENT ADVICE

The Company is a publisher. You understand and agree that no content published on the Site constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio of securities, transaction, or investment strategy is...

In exchange for publishing services rendered by the Company on behalf of Bango PLC named herein, including the promotion by the Company of Bango PLC in any Content on the Site, the Company receives from said issuer...

FOR OUR FULL DISCLAIMER CLICK HERE

Watch

Bango platform sees end-user spend double for third year running

Bango plc's (LON:BGO) Ray Anderson tells Proactive that end-user spending on the company's mobile payments platform has doubled for the third year running. He also says 2017 has seen several international growth deals such as the launch of carrier billing in Japan in partnership with...

on 15/3/18

2 min read