Cobalt Telephone Technologies Ltd
Aug 03 2016

London Calling

The weather may not always be its best, but this summer’s proving hot in the city for RingGo, with two London Boroughs transferring over their pay by phone service and a third rolling out from a single trial zone to cover the entire Borough.  Hackney and Islington Councils are both moving to RingGo, while Hammersmith [...]

Jul 13 2016

Parkmobile targets 17m “informal” parking spots with spacehopper

Today (13 July) the team behind the UK’s leading cashless parking service, RingGo, is launching a new peer-to-peer parking offering called spacehopper. This new service from the Parkmobile Group is complementary to RingGo and operates as a pre-booking, rather than ad hoc, parking service. spacehopper is part of the burgeoning “sharing economy”, creating a marketplace [...]

Jun 15 2016

RingGo Corsets Put the Squeeze on Unnecessary Costs

Today (15 June) at Parkex the team behind the UK’s leading cashless parking service, RingGo, is demonstrating how private operators and local authorities are slashing their machine upgrade costs by using RingGo’s specially-designed “corsets”. These innovative “topless bags” have been developed by parent company, Cobalt Telephone Technologies, to allow operators and parking departments to avoid [...]

May 26 2016

Cobalteers “Hooked” on Running

On a rather sunny Sunday in May, nine members of Cobalt Telephone Technologies’ staff took time out of their weekends to lace up their trainers and face the challenge of a 10k road race in Hook, Hampshire.  For many members of the team this was their first official running race.  Several had never run six [...]

Apr 15 2016

RingGo Rollouts – Even on a Sundae

April is known for its inclement weather, but it’s been raining RingGo roll outs for Cobalt’s expert Implementation Team.  With six local authority launches and one private operator extension in just fifteen days, the five-strong RingGo project team has planned the roll outs with military precision to ensure every aspect goes smoothly. The first two [...]

Apr 13 2016

New cashless payment system for parking in Warwickshire goes live

Motorists wishing to park in Warwickshire no longer have to hunt for change following the introduction of a new system that lets you pay for parking with your mobile. RingGo is a quick, easy-to-use mobile phone service that allows users to pay for parking by credit or debit card, rather than with cash at a [...]

Apr 05 2016

RingGo Wins Europe’s Innovation Award for Parking at Intertraffic

Today (5 April) at Intertraffic, the world’s largest B2B traffic exhibition, the Parking Category Award for Innovation was won by RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking solution. The award has been made for RingGo’s ‘Parking Prediction’ function which helps motorists find parking in central London and across the UK. When planning a journey, the driver [...]

Feb 15 2016

RingGo Expands South West Trains Offering

From this week (15 February), all cashless parking across South West Trains’ network of stations will be offered by RingGo.  Since the original rollout in 2008, the rail network has been split between RingGo and an alternative pay by phone supplier. South West Trains has always encouraged the use of digital payments within its station [...]

Feb 11 2016

RingGo Expands Footprint within Surrey

This week sees the rollout of RingGo phone parking in Elmbridge Borough Council extending RingGo’s reach across Surrey.  The implementation is happening following a procurement exercise, led by Elmbridge Borough Council, which includes three other Surrey councils under one cashless parking framework agreement. Woking Borough Council, Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and South West Trains [...]

Jan 27 2016

RingGo and Parkmobile Shortlisted for International Innovation Awards

The Parkmobile Group announces that two of its market leading services have been shortlisted for the Intertraffic Innovation award.  Competing against thirteen other worldwide solutions across traffic infrastructure, management, safety, parking and smart mobility, RingGo has been nominated as one of three finalists in the Parking category and ParkNow, as one of four in the [...]

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