Telecom Italia and Movincom, the national consortium of operators and managers interested in developing mobile sales business, signed an agreement that will allow customers of Telecom Italia to purchase with their mobile phone a wide range of goods and services offered by Movincom.
From 2010, in fact, Telecom Italia will integrate into the new SIM card a specific application through which you can, for example, buying mobile licenses valid travel on urban transport networks and rail tickets and parking fees for facilities lifts of ski resorts, tickets for theater shows and other events, or make hotel reservations.
The payment of the purchased service will be undertaken with the financial means made available by the banking industry to join the initiative.
The service of mobile commerce technology solution is based on the SAT (SIM Application Toolkit) developed by Telecom Italia, which guarantees high safety standards and certification of the telephone number from which individual transactions are originated.
The Consortium Movincom, currently represents over 650 operational services with a potential of more than 1,500 services in seven different market sectors. Members of the consortium, today, are: Trenitalia, GTT (Turin), CTM Cagliari, 5T (Turin), ATAF (Florence), ATV (Verona), AMT Genova, TEP Parma, Ne-t (Group APS Padova), Mobility and Parking (L’Aquila), Florence Parking, Telepark, Teleparking CLUB Italy, AIPARK, ANAV, SIB – Società Impianti Bormio, Madonna di Campiglio, Monterosa Ski, Ski San Bernardo – La Thuile, Pila, Cervinia, Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Vittoria Assicurazioni, Coris Broker – 24h Assistance, Fratelli Carli, Chart-Vivaticket, BOL.it (on-line library of the Mondadori Group), SMS Group Hotels and Prima. Several other companies are in the process of joining.
How could the information of what, when and where we have bought and how much we spent be used (or exploited)? For sure, this data can now be made accessible to the owner (the user) in a more simple way .