Mobile tickets are set to account for more than one in two ticket transactions on digital platforms by 2019, following a two-fold growth over the next few years as the transportation sector ramps up mobile offerings, according to a new report from Juniper Research.
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Guests planning to attend the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, TX, this year will be able to leverage a mobile application featuring mobile ticketing and purchase of rail and bus fares, allowing for streamlined public transit and potentially becoming a game-changer for how mobile is used during large-scale events.
MovieTickets.com, a provider for consumers looking to purchase advance movie tickets, is introducing a virtual mobile ticket for smartphones that can be visually verified by theater employees in a move to circumvent the use of costly scanners.
Corethree, which powers mobile ticketing for buses in Britain, is enabling users for the first time to charge their bus tickets to their phone bill, eliminating the need to use a credit or debit card.
As mobile ticketing becomes more competitive, ticket search engine SeatGeek is using promoted tweets that include targeted offers based on users’ favorite sports to promote its mobile application.
Theme park Disneyland has initiated a trek towards mobile ticketing with a new option to buy tickets via mobile devices for its Halloween celebrations.
Ferry operator New York Waterway has updated its mobile ticketing application to make purchasing fares more seamless.
With mobile ticket sales accounting for more than 40 percent of Fandango’s total ticket sales, the company continues to ramp up its mobile strategy, including bringing out a new iPhone application for iOS 7.
Mobile ticketing company Masabi reports that sales from transportation-based tickets using the company’s technology have exceeded $100 million, pointing to the strong use case of mobile ticketing for small, everyday functions.
Although 75 percent of Hispanic consumers use mobile devices to find movie listings, a whopping 92 percent of consumers still buy their tickets at the theater, according to a new report today from MocoSpace and Social Lens Research.