- Operator billing for purchases on Facebook, powered by Bango, is now live for Orange France subscribers.

Orange smartphone customers are now able to pay for digital goods and services on Facebook's mobile website, charging the cost to their phone bill.

Bango chief executive Ray Anderson said: "We are delighted to be powering operator billing in France for Facebook.

"The enhanced user experience for smartphones and other connected mobile devices means that Facebook users who connect either through the Orange network or through WiFi can consistently pay on their Orange France phone bill.

"Bango and Facebook are currently working on rolling out this new development across the rest of France and additional markets in Europe."

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