TicketBean Launches SMS Mobile Ticketing Service with MX Telecom
Consumers Can Purchase Los Angeles-based Concert and Sports Tickets with Mobile Phones
NEW YORK - 5th March 2007
MX Telecom, a leading provider of global SMS text messaging and wireless multimedia solutions, today announced that TicketBean, Inc. has selected MX Telecom's messaging gateway to implement an SMS Mobile Ticketing and alert service available to the public through http://www.ticketclub.com/. Ticketclub SMS ticket notifications for concerts include Incubus and Snow Patrol, and discounted sports events include LA Lakers, LA Clippers, LA Kings and The Galaxy.
Ticketclub.com is a non-spamming wireless service that informs customers when their favourite events are available for sale at up to 50% below face value. TicketBean, Inc. has developed the technology which allows Ticketclub.com members to receive personalised notifications and purchase tickets through their mobile phones.
MX Telecom is operating TicketBean's short code 82587 and providing the messaging gateway and services to deliver TicketBean's SMS Mobile application.
"The Mobile ticketing market, still considered in its infancy in North America, is receiving significant growth from the mobile-forward 18-34 consumer," said Alex Moir, CEO of MX Telecom. "TicketBean's trouble-free SMS ticket purchase technology and personalised alerts for the entertainment market is an absolute driver for adoption. It is a pleasure to be working with this industry shaping company."
"We continue to receive market validation based on the satisfaction of Ticketclub.com members," said Nicholas Kurlas, co-founder and President of TicketBean, Inc. "The nature of our membership is loyal and dynamic and we plan to develop new offerings to meet the demands of Ticketclub.com and other entertainment industry clients. MX Telecom is the prefect partner to help us deliver these new entertainment services."
Consumers can sign up with Ticketclub.com at http://www.ticketclub.com/.
About MX Telecom
MX Telecom is a leader in wireless technology. MX Telecom offers an easily accessible gateway to data, voice and video messaging services including 2-way and premium SMS, multimedia messaging, interactive voice response, location-based services, video short codes, Internet and TV related solutions.
MX Telecom works with many of the world's top wireless networks and maintains direct connections to dozens of networks across North America, Europe and around the world for SMS, MMS, Video, Voice and Location-based services.
For more information, MX Telecom can be reached on 0845 666 7778, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.