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“Twilight” breaks record for top mobile movie ticket sales: FandangoBy
The previous record holder was “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2.” Fandango had sold 20 percent of its tickets for the Harry Potter film during its July opening weekend.
Fandango offers the ability to select a film, plan where and when to see it and buy tickets in advance. The company, a unit of Comcast Interactive Media, has a mobile Web site athttp://mobile.fandango.com.
Box office smash
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 1 is the new record holder of a movie with the most tickets ever sold via mobile applications on Fandango.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 takes second place followed by The Hangover II.
In addition, Fandango’s mobile apps have exceed 20 million downloads, showing that consumers are increasingly turning to their mobile device to buy tickets.
Consumers bought Twilight tickets over the weekend
Mobile ticketing is on the rise.
Consumers are gradually using apps and mobile-optimized sites to buy their movie tickets.
Not only is it convenient for consumers, but it also gives them another channel to make their purchases.
Rimma Kats is staff reporter on Mobile Commerce Daily, New York
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