Cobalt Telephone Technologies Ltd
Sep 10 2012

The Burgeoning Growth of Mobile Payments

In the past fortnight, two new Local Authorities have launched RingGo cashless parking and a third local authority has extended its existing service to more locations.  Stockport Council and Wolverhampton City Council now offer the UK’s leading phone parking service as an alternative to pay and display machine payments.  North Tyneside Council has extended its [...]

Aug 20 2012

RingGo Cashless Parking Comes to Stockport

Motorists using Stockport Council car parks will no longer have to hunt for loose change as the Council is introducing cashless parking as an alternative to pay and display. RingGo, a specialist service provider, allows people to pay for parking using credit or debit card by their mobile rather than cash. The new service will [...]

Jul 03 2012

RingGo Reaches Finals of UK National Transport Awards

Cobalt Telephone Technologies, together with the City of Edinburgh Council, has reached the finals of the UK’s prestigious National Transport Awards.  Their joint submission, “Changing the Way a Million Motorists Pay”, has been shortlisted within the ‘Travel Information and Marketing’ category. Organised by Transport Times magazine and supported by the Department for Transport, together with [...]

Mar 27 2012

RingGo Advanced Digital Parking Goes Live in Central Beds

RingGo’s end-to-end digital payment and enforcement solution launches this week in Central Bedfordshire.  Linking together machine-based cash payments, mobile phone parking, and enforcement via automatic number plate recognition, the solution provides Central Bedfordshire Council with stream-lined, entirely digital, parking and enforcement. Through the advanced solution, every parking payment made, whether by phone or using coins, [...]

Feb 14 2012

Cobalt reaches final stage in UK’s Top Awards for 6th year running

RingGo’s smartphone apps have helped Cobalt Telephone Technologies reach the ultimate stage in the UK Parking Industry’s top awards for the sixth year running.  Cobalt’s submission “Driving app usage: the RingGo experience” has been shortlisted for the British Parking Awards Digital Parking Award. The British Parking Awards, which are now in their 11th year, recognise [...]

Jan 25 2012

First Capital Connect introduces Carbon-Metered Parking

First Capital Connect today (25 January) demonstrates its on-going commitment to the environment, becoming the first railway operator to introduce emissions-based parking in its car parks.  Drivers whose cars emit low levels of greenhouse gases (up to 120g/km of carbon dioxide ), and who use a RingGo digital solution to pay, will receive a Carbon-metered [...]

Nov 18 2011

RingGo a Runaway Success for Phone Parking in Milton Keynes

RingGo, the newly launched replacement phone parking service for Milton Keynes, is proving a great success.  In the first two weeks of service motorists demonstrated their willingness to undertake the switch, with the cashless parking income generated by RingGo 17 per cent higher than the levels achieved a month before under the previous supplier.  With [...]

Oct 02 2011

Oxford City Council Launches Phone, Park and Ride with RingGo

From 3 October, three of Oxford’s popular Park and Ride facilities are to reintroduce charges for parking, with phone payments provided by RingGo.  The move comes as the Park and Ride service returns to the management of Oxford City Council, after a three year period operating under Oxford County Council. Budgetary pressures mean the subsidy [...]

Aug 22 2011

RingGo’s Results Rewarded by Fast Growth Awards

Cobalt Telephone Technologies has been recognised by the prestigious Fast Growth Business Awards 2011.  Cobalt, with its market leading cashless parking service, RingGo, has been selected as a finalist within the highly competitive Best Technology category. Now in their fifth year, the Fast Growth Business Awards, which are organised by Growing Business Magazine, showcase the [...]

Jun 02 2011

Dundee motorists – pay for parking by phone

Motorists in Dundee will no longer need to make sure they have the right cash to pay for a parking ticket as long as they have their mobile phone. Dundee City Council, in partnership with RingGo, is launching an 18-month pilot scheme this month for on street and metered car parks in the city. Drivers [...]

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