As phone technology constantly evolves, so too do the options available for purchasing and/or issuing "tickets" to events via mobile (cell) phones. To a large extent, the options available depend on the region and the phone services in operation.
Mobile phone ticketing services that have been implemented already include:
In Hungary, an iPhone app called "iTicket HU" links directly to a ticketing portal displaying numerous events in Hungary. After purchasing a ticket, the customer receives a bar coded PDF ticket on their iPhone that can be used for admission control at the venue.
A customer enters their mobile phone number on the ticketing web page at checkout which enables them to receive an SMS with the transaction details. The SMS contains:
This feature requires negotiation with a mobile carrier in a specific region to set up, but basically works as follows:
This "Pay by mobile phone" feature could potentially also be implemented with stored credit cards in the background or by allowing the customer to upload some credit to his/her account.
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