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Bango Scales up in Asia as Revenue Delivers Record Growth

Bango, the global platform for data-driven commerce, announces the expansion of its business development team in Asia. Following recent announcements of new customer wins and record revenue growth in the first half of 2020, these new hires will support the continued exponential growth of commerce though the Bango Platform. Marketing Technology News: Dun & Bradstreet Enters Into Agreement to Acquire Bisnode Man Pham - Regional Vice President, Business Development - ASEAN To support business growth for customers…

IN10 Media Network’s EPIC ON Partners With Bango for Global Expansion

Bango, the data driven commerce platform, has partnered with EPIC ON, the premium OTT platform by IN10 Media Network, to expand access to EPIC ON’s vast array of subscription based entertainment content into new regions. Currently, focusing on global expansion, EPIC ON is a multiform content platform enabling users to Watch, Play, Listen, Read and engage with in innovative ways on a single app. Users can access its content on a monthly paid subscription basis. Under this agreement, EPIC ON will work with Bango to expand its…

Bango Partnership With ODK Media

Bango enables ODK Media to offer Chinese and Korean streaming services to international audiences Initial focus of the partnership with mobile operators in North America Bango, the mobile commerce company, and ODK Media Inc., have entered a partnership to increase access to ODK Media's Korean and Chinese video streaming subscription service. By partnering with Bango, ODK streaming services become easy for telcos worldwide to offer to their customers. By bundling the services with mobile and fixed-line subscription…

Nonvoice Partners With Bango to Accelerate 5G App Adoption

Bango, the mobile commerce company, announces that it has entered a Bango Marketplace partnership agreement with Nonvoice, the leading 5G app agency. Through the partnership, Nonvoice will accelerate the adoption and success of its network of 5G app developers. Nonvoice is the world’s first agency to focus on the opportunities for 5G apps, establishing new distribution channels and investment sources for innovative apps by providing access to its distribution network spanning North and South America, Asia, Africa and…

Bango Launches SoftBank Payment Option for Amazon.co.jp

SoftBank customers can use carrier billing to purchase retail goods on Amazon.co.jp Bango, the mobile commerce company, announces that it has enabled carrier billing for mobile operator SoftBank Corp., on Amazon.co.jp. Amazon customers with a SoftBank mobile phone account can now pay for goods, membership fees and subscription services, and charge the cost to their mobile phone bill. To use this payment option, a SoftBank subscriber simply adds carrier billing as a payment option in their Amazon.co.jp account and then…

Bango Expands Presence in Three Continents With New Google Play Launches

Bango, the mobile commerce company, has successfully launched carrier billing routes in the Google Play store for new operators in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Millions of customers in Peru, Hong Kong and South Africa can now pay for the massive array of content and services in Google Play, charging the cost to their phone bill, all powered by the Bango Platform. In the space of six weeks, Direct Carrier Billing in the Google Play store has been enabled through the Bango Platform for subscribers of Entel in Peru, Sun…

Bango Completes Investment From NHN Corp

South Korean mobile commerce leader becomes a strategic investor in Bango, expanding the partnership The proposed expanded partnership between Bango, the mobile commerce company, and NHN Corp ("NHN"), South Korean big data business, announced on 3 April 2020, completed on 16 April 2020. NHN has invested £3.2M into Bango for a 4.7% shareholding. It also invested a further £6.5M for a 60% shareholding in Bango Deep - the Bango subsidiary that owns the Audiens Customer Data Platform business - with Bango retaining 40%.…

Bango Adds Spotify as Business Partner to Delight Millions of New Customers

Bango, the mobile commerce company, and Spotify, have entered into a business partnership to increase access to the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service. By partnering with Bango, Spotify makes its streaming service available for operators all over the world to bundle with mobile and fixed subscription plans allowing millions more fans to enjoy their favorite artists. “Bango is delighted that Spotify, the global leader in audio streaming subscription services, is now benefiting from intelligent Bango…

Bango Expands Resale Across Middle East, Asia and Beyond

Bango, the mobile commerce company, has opened-up a 2 billion subscriber market opportunity by launching new OTT partnerships that reach subscribers across pre-paid mobile, fixed line, broadband and cable TV platforms. “Providing bundled media packages acquires millions of new customers, creating valuable, recurring revenue streams for OTT players, and at the same time provides all-important market differentiation and loyalty for the channel partners that promote the bundles.” The new partnerships enable subscribers in…

Grabango Secures $12 Million in Series A Financing

Unveils the Only Enterprise Class, Checkout-Free Technology for Existing Stores Silicon Valley startup Grabango announced that it has raised $12 million in an oversubscribed Series A financing round. Propel Venture Partners led the investment with participation from Ridge Ventures, Abstract Ventures, Commerce Ventures, and Founders Fund. Ryan Gilbert, a General Partner at Propel, will join Grabango’s Board of Directors. This round brings Grabango’s total funding to $18 million. The company will use the funds to grow its…

Comscore and Rockfleet Broadcasting Announce Renewal Agreement for Television Measurement

Longstanding relationship reflects strength of Comscore's local measurement currency Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, today announced a renewal agreement to provide Rockfleet Broadcasting with continued TV measurement in the Bangor, ME and Wausau, WI markets. Under the agreement, Rockfleet will continue its long-term use of Comscore local television measurement as its exclusive currency in demonstrating the value and relevance of their audiences to the…

Concora Announces Deal Signed With Honeywell Fire Services Group

Concora's Digital Experience Platform Makes it Easy for Architects, Engineers, and Contractors to Specify Honeywell Fire Safety Products in Design Concora, developer of the Digital Experience Platform (DxP) designed for the commercial building product industry, today announced that they have signed a deal with the Honeywell Fire Services Group (FSG). Drawing on the power of Concora's DxP, Honeywell's FSG will be better able to provide its architecture, engineering, and construction contracting (AEC) customers to…

TechBytes with Alyssa Simpson Rochwerger, VP of Product at Figure Eight

What inspired your journey into technology? During my first job after college, I worked at a startup in the customer service department. I talked to customers, figured out what was concerning them and tried to stop them from canceling their service. Quickly, I learned that I wanted to solve the customer problems I was hearing about daily. That desire led to me working more closely with engineering teams. Eventually, that path took me into my current career in technology. As a woman leading Product team in the tech…

Audiens Appoints Rob Sharland as Global Sales VP to Lead International Growth

Sharland formerly served as Brand Media Director at Dunnhumby Audiens, the innovative Customer Data Platform, has named Rob Sharland as VP Global Sales in a move to strengthen and accelerate rapidly expanding international growth. Sharland joins Audiens from Dunnhumby, the global Customer Data Science company where he was Brand Media Director focused on media agencies and client sales.Audiens is increasingly chosen by multinational businesses to consolidate and activate data across the company, ensuring they can…

Spiceworks Study Reveals Nearly 40 Percent of B2B Tech Brands Are Increasing Marketing Budgets in 2019

By 2020, 48 Percent of B2B Technology Companies Plan to Use Purchase-Intent Targeting to Reach In-Market Buyers Spiceworks, the marketplace that connects the IT industry, announced the 2019 State of IT Marketing report examining marketing spend, trends, and challenges in B2B technology companies across North America and Europe. The survey found 37 percent of companies expect their marketing budgets to increase, 42 percent expect them to remain flat year over year, and only 8 percent expect a decline. Organizations that…

EZ Texting Confirmed as the Number One Mobile Marketing Software by G2 Crowd

EZ Texting, the Leading Mobile Marketing Platform for Business, Received the Highest Ratings for Mobile Marketing Software in g2 Crowd's 2019 Winter Grid Report EZ Texting has been verified as the #1 Mobile Marketing Software on G2 Crowd's 2019 Winter Grid Report. The top placement is based on EZ Texting's chart-topping levels of customer satisfaction and actual "likely to recommend" reviews by real users on G2 Crowd, the world's leading business solutions review website. In fact, EZ Texting had the highest Customer…

Twilio Names David Parry-Jones Regional Vice President of EMEA Sales

Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, announced that David Parry-Jones joined the company as the regional vice president of EMEA sales reporting to Twilio’s SVP of sales Marc Boroditsky. “With the addition of David, a seasoned go-to-market leader, we’re confident we will accelerate our growth with enterprises and as developers’ first choice for cloud communications, expanding our European community, which is nearly a million developers strong.” “Twilio’s experiencing phenomenal traction with developers and…

University of Maine Selects Paciolan For Digital Ticketing and Marketing

Paciolan Will Power Ticketing, Marketing and CRM Solutions for University of Maine Athletics and Collins Center for the Arts Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, fundraising, marketing and analytics solutions for colleges and Universities, has entered into a partnership with the University of Maine, including the athletics department and arts with The Collins Center for the Arts. University of Maine and its Black Bears is an NCAA Division I institution and part of the America East Conference, with the football…