£700,000 spent on m-tickets in UK on first full commuter day of 2017

13 January 2017  •  Author(s): Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

New statistics reveal UK commuters spent £700,000 on m-tickets on the first full day back to work in the New Year.

£700,000 spent on m-tickets in UK on first full commuter day of 2017

Statistics published by Corethree – provider of mobile tickets and payment solutions – reveal a staggering increase in the usage of m-tickets on the first full UK commuter day of 2017.

On Tuesday 03 January 2017 Corethree recorded 62,000 mobile tickets issued, this was 54,500 more than the same day back in 2014. As well as the total number of downloads increasing eight-fold, sales values increased from £50,000 in one day in 2014 to £700,000 this year.

62,000 new m-tickets issued on first commuter day of 2017

Corethree also saw a record-breaking 30,000 new downloads of its mobile ticketing apps over the Christmas week, well over double the average 12,000 downloads through the rest of the year.

“Many people receive mobile phones for Christmas and are keen to download the key apps, including m-ticketing, straight away.” explains Ashley Murdoch, CEO of Corethree.

Corethree believes that with more and more people adopting mobile ticketing technology, download figures will only continue to grow.

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One response to “£700,000 spent on m-tickets in UK on first full commuter day of 2017”

  1. Neil says:

    Wednesday January 4th would have been the first commuter day across the UK. Tuesday the 3rd was a public holiday in Scotland.

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