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Hungerford-based, Ticketer expands into Europe by buying Norwegian company

14:57 16 January in Berkshire, Digital Technology, News

Ticketer, a ticketing company based in Berkshire have acquired the Norwegian ticketing company – FARA which has offices in Poland, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. This investment is set to increase their product portfolio and expansion into mainland Europe.

Both companies have a focus on providing real time information (RTI) for use on board, online and on mobile to increase the use of public transport through the latest technology in electronic ticket machines (ETMs), back office software and passenger-facing apps.

FARA and Ticketer are leaders in their respective markets and have a strong reputation for industry-leading research and development and delivery.

“We are thrilled to be investing in FARA and bringing together two leading payment providers in transport. We share the same values, and by virtue of working together, in the future we will have significantly wider development capabilities and product portfolios for our customers both in the UK and across the rest of Europe.”

John Clarfelt, Chief Executive of Ticketer

 

Read more, HERE

24/04/2020 – Update 

Ticketer has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for its corporate excellence and innovation.

This prestigious award is given to businesses in the UK for outstanding achievement businesses in the categories of innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.

Ticketer won by demonstrating how its unique, ongoing product innovation has significantly improved its own commercial performance over the past five years while helping bus operators to enhance their passenger proposition.

“This has been a tremendous effort, not just from the Ticketer team but from our customers, friends and suppliers. I feel humbled to receive such a prestigious award. All we have done is bring alive what bus operators have asked the industry to deliver.”

John Clarfelt, Chief Executive of Ticketer

 

Read more, HERE.