Following in the footsteps of Apple, Microsoft is making a move into the carrier billing market, teaming up with network operator Sprint and Boku to enable millions of Americans to make purchases on Windows 10 devices using only their mobile number.
Not content with removing the need for plastic swiping at the retailer terminal, Apple is looking to bypass credit cards entirely for mobile purchases with the use of carrier-billing technology from Boku.
Boku, the global leader in mobile payments using carrier billing, announced a new partnership with Japan’s largest coffee chain, Ueshima Coffee Co., part of the UCC Group, to bring carrier billing to its brick and mortar coffee shops across Japan.
DaoPay is buying the pay by call business of Boku for an undisclosed amount.
Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, today announced the acquisition of mobileview Italia, a leading provider of mobile payment solutions in Italy.
Boku, the global leader in direct carrier billing-based mobile payments, has announced a new partnership to bring direct carrier billing to Google Play for Zain subscribers in Saudi Arabia.
Boku, the global leader in carrier billing-based mobile payments, announced today that it has launched direct carrier billing with the top five carriers in Taiwan: Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone, Taiwan Mobile, Asia Pacific Telecom, and Taiwan Star.
Boku, the global leader in carrier billing-based mobile payments, has released Phone-on-File, a new cross-platform solution that allows a consumer to store their mobile phone number as their preferred payment method to enable a streamlined checkout experience for one-time and subscription purchases.
Boku is naming Ingo Lippert and Christian Hinrichs as the company's new Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively
US carrier billing company Boku has acquired one of its leading competitors, Germany-based mopay, extending its network to hundreds of new online merchants and consumers worldwide.
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