Mobilising the next one billion
Ding founder and Chief Executive Mark Roden looks back at a transformative year for the company and the market, and looks ahead to how mobile will be the driving force to bring billions into the financial fold – while unveiling the plans he’s hatching for Ding in 2019.
We also feel this is just the tip of the iceberg as the prepaid mobile phone market continues to scale new heights – hitting close to 80% of the more than five billion phones in the world, or 90%+ in emerging markets. Our users enjoyed connecting family and friends in greater numbers than ever before with billions in top-ups sent around the world.
In September 2018, Ding’s users sent their 300 millionth top-up
Ding has been making connections possible since its launch in 2006
76% of the world’s phones (or 5 billion and growing) are of the prepaid variety
Ding has a network of over 500+ operators, across 140+ countries
Our platform is available in 600,000 retail locations around the world
We have 200+ employees, coming from 28 countries around the world
Today we have eight offices – Ireland, Barcelona, Bucharest, Dhaka, Dubai, New Jersey, Miami, and Paris
Ding delivers a top-up every second, in 3 seconds – connecting loved ones around the world
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