500 million people worldwide to use their mobiles as metro and bus tickets by 2015


Press Release: 500 million people worldwide to use their mobiles as metro and bus tickets by 2015Hampshire, UK: 26th April 2011 – Half a billion people worldwide will use their mobile devices as travel tickets on metros, subways and buses by 2015, according to new forecasts from Juniper Research. This is over five times the number generated last year but crucially Juniper is expecting usage to spread widely from the current concentration in Japan and several European countries. Outside Japan, systems in operation typically use SMS or bar codes.

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