Podcast - 7th November 2014
Leaving your wallet at home and going shopping with nothing more than your mobile phone is still a science-fiction vision of the future.
But it's getting much closer to reality, thanks to a UK-based company called Corethree. They're currently working with a number of public transport operators and have brought mobile tickets to a wide range of smartphones.
Podcast - 24th September 2014
This week's podcast begins with the latest news from Phones 4u, where hundreds of jobs have been saved but there are a large number of redundancies as well.
Mobile ticketing business Corethree has arranged a partnership with carrier billing specialist Boku.
It means consumers will be able to charge bus tickets to their mobile phone account when they buy them via a Corethree application.
Mobile ticketing specialist Corethree has introduced an m-ticketing solution for Edinburgh’s new trams.
Passengers can use their smartphones to choose, buy and download tickets before catching a tram.
Customers on Brighton & Hove buses can now use a mobile phone app instead of cash when they want to buy a ticket, although the option is currently only available on a few services and with certain ticket types.
Watford-based Corethree has provided the mobile ticketing platform.