Cardiff Bus awards m-ticketing contract to Corethree

Partnering to provide m-payments

Cardiff Bus, part of Cardiff City Transport Services, has awarded Corethree the contract to provide mobile ticketing on over 200 buses for passengers in Cardiff and the surrounding area. The service will be available via iPhone and Android devices on any mobile network, allowing bus passengers to browse, select and then purchase bus tickets all from the convenience of their own mobile device.

Cardiff Bus plans to launch the solution to coincide with the return of the massive influx of students to the area

Richard Stevenson, Product Specialist for Corethree said: “Our proven, innovative technology has already been deployed across the country, and we’re delighted Cardiff Bus has chosen Corethree to support their mobile commerce strategy. Benefits of our technology include improved boarding times, as there is no need to give or receive change. In addition, we have seen an increase in passenger satisfaction through the ease and convenience of purchasing a ticket from the passengers mobile device instead of queuing at ticket machines.”

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