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Milan launches public transport m-ticketing via SMS

Tuesday 24 March 2015 | 11:50 CET | News
Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM), the public transport provider for the northern Italian city of Milan, has announced that users can now pay for bus and metro tickets using their smartphone credit. The mobile ticketing service is available for TIM, Vodafone Italia, Wind and 3 Italia users. Residents and tourists alike can acquire bus and metro tickets by sending an SMS with the text "ATM" to the number 48444, with no need for prior registration or credit cards. The cost of the ticket is EUR 1.50 plus the cost of the SMS, which varies depending on the tariff plan of the user. Validation is

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 Italia / PosteMobile / TIM / Vodafone Italia / Wind
Countries: Italy
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