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    Boku and Verteda take carrier billing to UK venues

    June 2nd, 2016

    UK consumers can now pay for food and drinks at sports and entertainment venues serviced by IT solutions provider Verteda and charge their purchases to their mobile phone bill. The company has integrated the service into its Qjacker mobile payments app through direct carrier billing provider Boku. More

    Japanese coffee chain lets customers charge purchases to their mobile phone bill

    September 18th, 2015

    Japan’s largest coffee chain Ueshima Coffee is to let customers make purchases by charging the cost to their mobile phone bill through a partnership with carrier billing solutions provider Boku and mobile network operators KDDI… More

    Boku buys carrier billing rival Mopay

    October 8th, 2014

    Boku, the carrier billing specialist which is working with UK networks to let customers charge the cost of physical goods to their mobile phone bill, has acquired Germany-based rival Mopay. “The combined assets of the two companies will offer greater scale and operational efficiency and a more standardized carrier billing solution to the benefit of merchants, carriers and consumers alike,” Boku says.

    Mobile network operators partner with Boku to bring carrier billing to the physical world

    October 3rd, 2014

    Carrier billing provider Boku has partnered with UK mobile network operators O2, EE and Vodafone to make it possible for customers to charge public transport tickets, takeaway food, cups of coffee and other “click and… More

    Telefónica makes strategic investment in Boku

    March 16th, 2012

    The carrier’s digital division has announced that the mobile payments platform provider, which last month unveiled an NFC service for mobile network operators, is to become its preferred mobile payments partner. More

    Boku enters NFC market with white label payments and offers platform

    February 23rd, 2012

    The high profile online mobile payments company, whose services are used by more than 240 mobile network operators around the world, has entered the NFC market with Boku Accounts, a turnkey white label platform that lets carriers offer subscribers a full suite of in-store payments and loyalty services. More

    KPMG: Mobile payments are two to four years away from mainstream acceptance

    July 18th, 2011

    A global survey of executives conducted by KPMG has found that the vast majority believe mobile payments will hit the mainstream within four years and nearly half say they think mass-market acceptance is only two years away. More

    NFC news in brief • 1 Nov 2010

    November 1st, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Czech mobile payments • Akbank pushes contactless • Visa opens up • The rich love a bargain • Germany moves to contactless ID • mFoundy’s mobile banking guarantee • Amsterdam shops to refuse cash • Starbucks expands 2D payments • M-Pesa adds supermarkets • WiFi goes P2P • and more…  More

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