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Boku expands m-payment offering in France via new deals with Bouygues Telecom, SFR

US online mobile payments company Boku has launched direct carrier billing with French carriers Bouygues Telecom and SFR, a subsidiary of Vivendi, adding to existing direct billing with Orange France.


SAN JOSE and SAN FRANCISCO, CA | Two of the leading mobile payment companies in the world have agreed to provide merchants and consumers with a seamless and secure mobile payment experience on one of the top US carrier networks, Verizon Wireless. San Jose-based BilltoMobile and San Francisco based BOKU will offer BOKU merchants and customers the industry leading features and security through the BilltoMobile Direct Mobile Billing (DMB) payment service which is directly connected into the Verizon Wireless billing system.

WorldPay Offers BOKU as a Mobile Payment Method to its Global Merchant Network

LONDON - BOKU, Inc., announced today that leading Payment Service Provider (PSP) WorldPay has selected BOKU as its global mobile payments partner, integrating BOKU’s payments platform into its payment network.


BOKU is the global leader in online payments, allowing consumers to purchase goods and services with their wireless number, and charge to their mobile operator bill. BOKU brings bank-grade payments technology and mobile users together on the web, creating a trusted, accessible market for consumers, merchants and carriers alike. Based in San Francisco with offices in Europe and Asia, BOKU reaches over 3 billion consumers worldwide. With localization and support in 32 languages, BOKU operates in 65 countries, across 230 carriers globally. Leading Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and venture capitalists fund BOKU including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures. 

Telefonica invests in Boku

MADRID - The investment arm of giant Spanish telco Telefónica has participated in a $35 million funding round in San Francisco-based mobile payments startup Boku.

BOKU inks contract with Sprint

SAN FRANCISCO - US online mobile payments company BOKU has entered a partnership with mobile commerce services provider Sprint, to allow Sprint customers to charge online purchases to their Sprint wireless bill through an authorization process.

BOKU And T-Mobile USA Partner For In-app Purchases In Carrier's App Store

SAN FRANCISCO | BOKU, Inc., the global leader in online mobile payments, today announced that they are an approved carrier-billing gateway for the T-Mobile Mall, T-Mobile's digital storefront. T-Mobile USA is the U.S. wireless operation of Deutsche Telekom AG (otcqx:DTEGY). The partnership enables T-Mobile's app and game developers to accept in-app payments from T-Mobile's 34 million subscribers. Applications and games will be distributed and marketed through the T-Mobile Mall, and transactions completed using BOKU will be billed directly to a subscriber's carrier bill.

GlobalCollect selects Boku as mobile payments partner

HOOFDDORP | Boku and GlobalCollect, the leading provider of online payment services in the eCommerce market, announced today GlobalCollect has selected BokuU as its global mobile payments partner.

Boku Expands Global Footprint With New Offices in Asia

SAN FRANCISCO | Boku, Inc., the global leader in carrier billing and cross-platform mobile payments, announces the opening of three new offices across the Asia Pacific region. The new offices are located in Singapore, Sydney, Australia, and Tokyo, Japan, with plans for more offices in the region in the coming years.

Adyen shows strong growth for 2013

SAN FRANCISCO | Adyen has processed more than $14 billion in payments transactions in 2013 – a 40% increase over 2012 – and achieved record growth in terms of revenue, mobile payments and new customer wins. Adyen’s substantial growth was driven by a 40% increase in new customers worldwide and significant organic growth of existing customers.


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