Cobalt Telephone Technologies Ltd
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 [...]

Jan 05 2016

New Office for Cobalt’s International IT Development Team

Cobalt Telephone Technologies today (5 January 2016) announces the opening of a new office in Basingstoke.  The additional premises are being formally opened by Patrick Troy, Chief Executive of the British Parking Association, and will house Cobalt’s expanding IT department, which supports global innovation and development on behalf of both BMW and the Parkmobile group. [...]

Nov 13 2015

RingGo Wins International Business Award

At the Inspire Business Awards last night (12 November 2015), RingGo, the UK’s leading cashless parking service, won the International Business Award.  This prestigious regional event took place at Highfield Park, showcasing excellence from small businesses to large multinationals. The International award specifically celebrates companies that can demonstrate outstanding achievement in driving forward export initiatives [...]

Oct 27 2015

Time out for parking machines

In 1967, in the film Cool Hand Luke, a drunken Paul Newman cuts the heads off parking meters because he lives in a “small town… not much to do in the evening”. In 2007, one Thomas Gannon of Cambridge, Massachusetts, was found to have a hoard of 123 meter heads at home, all split open [...]

Oct 08 2015

Cashless parking arrives on Merton’s streets

Merton residents and visitors to the borough will now be able to use a cashless parking service for on-street parking for the first time from this week. Motorists no longer have to hunt for change as the new RingGo system offers an alternative way to pay and display parking that does not use coins. Merton [...]

Jul 01 2015

Cashless parking in Cambridge

Motorists parking their cars in Cambridge no longer have to hunt for the right cash thanks to the introduction of cashless car parking. Working together Cambridgeshire County Council and Cambridge City Council have teamed-up to introduce the RingGo cashless mobile phone parking payment service from 1 July 2015. Now, customers can pay for parking by [...]

Jun 08 2015

Fresh management talent to boost French phone parking company

Parkmobile group is delighted to announce the recruitment of two new Directors to lead the development of their French operating company.  Pierre Castella and Olivier Koch are joining the world’s leading phone parking group to spearhead the uptake of this efficient and motorist-friendly technology across France. This investment in talent comes as the group passes [...]

Apr 21 2015

London Boroughs flock to RingGo permits

At Parkex today, Cobalt Telephone Technologies is announcing a new RingGo digital permit customer.  Resident, temporary resident and foreign vehicle temporary resident permits are now operating in zone QB of Waltham Forest and will be extending Borough wide soon.  A further 13 permit types will be added at the same time. Waltham Forest Council joins [...]

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