Avanza Premier Payment Services and Easytickets innovate to promote e-ticket payments through Payfast; APPS’ secure end to end payment gateway. Through this strategic partnership, customers of Easytickets will be able to pay for various tickets, which range from busses, cinema, plays, concerts and sporting events, via bank Accounts, debit cards, and mobile wallets which are a part of APPS partner Bank, ecosystem.
Easytickets is amongst one of the few digital platform which enables online buying of cinema, events and bus tickets through out Pakistan via their website and/or mobile application. Easytickets also offers information about upcoming movies, show timings, movie trailers & reviews
APPS is a start-up fintech governed under PSO/PSP regulation of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), with the objective to deploy an Online Payment Gateway and to act as a catalyst for digitization of brick-and-mortar SMEs within Pakistan.
Both the entities are working towards a common goal; to uplift and evolve Pakistan’s digital landscape by transforming the norm of cash on delivery models by mainstreaming digital payment. Easytickets is focusing towards catering customer requirements of easy ticket booking and APPS is focusing on the enablement of these payments.
Mr. Syed Tassawur Hussain, Head of Business – APPS, said, “Our objective is to serve the community by transforming conventional payment methods to digital and frictionless methods. In order to expand eCommerce & mCommerce within Pakistan, we need to grow with our market and diversify our outreach. Working with Easytickets will add a layer of diversification which will make it convenient and secure for all of Pakistan to purchase tickets, at the comfort of their home.”
Mr. Monis Rahman, Co-Founder and Chairman at EasyTickets said, “As the pioneer of online ticketing in Pakistan, EasyTickets has revolutionized the ticket purchasing experience by allowing over 60 Million internet-enabled users to easily buy tickets on their mobile phones at the click of a button. We are delighted to partner with the APPS payfast gateway to provide even more convenience to our banked customers who will now be able to pull funds directly out of their bank accounts.“