M-ticketing Solution Up For Bus Award

Concept Data Technologies’ (CDT) m-ticketing service for Arriva Plc has been shortlisted for the Innovations Award in the 2010 UK Bus Awards.

CDT and Arriva have been selected from 200 entries from across the country. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held at London’s Hilton Hotel on 16 November.

CDT’s Bus Tickets 2 ur Mobile m-ticketing system deployed across Arriva’s national fleet, enables customers to buy tickets via their mobile phones. Since its launch earlier this year, more than 300,000 journeys have been made using m-tickets, and more than 18,000 people have registered for the service. An initial Arriva survey revealed 86 per cent customer satisfaction with the m-ticketing service.