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HIGHLIGHTS

 


Plusdial is world leader in pubic transport mobile ticketing since 2001

2000 Development of the idea

2001 Development project with Helsinki City Transport; First mobile ticket sold during the International Car Free Day in September

2002 Mobile ticketing pilot started in trams and metro in Helsinki

2002 & 2003 & 2004 Service chosen as “The Best SMS service” in Finland

2003 Production contract with Helsinki City Transport

2004 Over 4 Million mobile tickets sold; service is awarded the “Prime Minister’s Best Practices” Grand Prix winner

2004 Road show to the biggest cities in Europe

2005 Road show to the markets outside Europe

2006 First five cities launched the service in Sweden

2007 Service further expanding in Sweden (among them, Gothenburg’s Västtrafik), altogether 15 cities are covered in Sweden while 10 Million tickets sold in Helsinki

2007 Service launch in Flanders, Belgium with De Lijn

2008 Cooperation started with automatic validator supplier and 20 Million mobile tickets sold

2009 February: 30 Million mobile tickets sold

2009 Two new public transport customers launched service in Sweden

2010 40 Million mobile tickets sold

2010 Some of the services integrated to web and mobile application based travel planners. Belgian service expands to cover all mobile operators and  the whole Flanders area

2011 Skånetrafiken in Sweden started to use Plusdial's service. Credit card, debit card and monthly invoice payment options added to the service via integration to a third-party payment provider. Same payment options added to another Västtrafik service mediated by another payment provider

2012 Service launched in Florence Italy in April, followed by Bari in December

2012 100 Million mobile tickets sold

2013 In Italy several new cities launch mobile ticketing, including Genoa

2014 In Italy mobile ticketing success continues and several new cities start mobile ticketing including Brescia, Livorno

2014 In Belgium De Lijn’s September sales exceed 1 Million tickets.

2014 In December, Plusdial services cover 4 countries, 23 Public transport clients, 85 cities, and 448 different ticket types

2015 March: Mobile ticketing launched in Milan, Italy. The whole ATM Milan network joins in to the service and SMS tickets includes QR code links for validating tickets at underground gates

2015 August: 160 Million tickets sold

2015 November: Helsinki mobile ticketing service expanded to 6 new cities with application for all smart phones

2016 May: Mobile ticketing launched in Naples, Italy. The whole Naples metro and bus network joins in to the service and SMS tickets includes QR code links for validating tickets at underground gates. 

2016 June: Parking service in Padoa, Italy.

2017 January: 190 Million tickets sold.

2017 January: Mobile congestion charge service launched in Milan, Italy. Customers of all major Italian telecoms can now conveniently pay congestion charges in Milan via SMS.

2017 January: Plusdial has succesfully passed the audit of its mobile ticketing service according to ISAE 3402 standard.

2017 June: 200 Million mobile tickets sold.

2018 Helsinki mobile ticketing service January sales exceeds 1 Million tickets.