NOW BOOK MOVIE TICKETS WITH YOUR VODAFONE MOBILE

NOW BOOK MOVIE TICKET WITH YOUR VODAFONE MOBILEVodafone Essar, India’s 2nd largest GSM Mobile services provider, has announced the launch of a new innovative Value Added Service which will help subscribers to book movie tickets just by an sms known as “SMS BALCONY”. Currently the service is launched for Vodafone customers of Kerala in association with Experion Technologies.

The service aims at linking movie goers and theaters via the mobile service provider network’s through SMS. Apart from booking, it has functions similar to the internet – search features of listing movies in a town, seat availability check etc. via SMS! With the launch of this product, movie ticket reservation for the common man is just an SMS away.

Vodafone customers can book their tickets by sending an SMS “BALCONY” to 52627.

The customer will get the complete booking details via a response message. The service is currently available at 55 select theatres across Kerala state, making it the most viable option for Vodafone subscribers to book their movie tickets, three days prior to the actual show. The service is charged at Rs.5 per SMS.

Steps to SMS Balcony Service-:

SMS <No.of tickets, town code, theatre name, show name and date> to 52627. For Example; To book three tickets in Ernakulam Shenoys for 1st show on the 19th of August, the format to be sent as SMS is <BOOK3 EKMSHENOYS FS 19> to 52627
If tickets are available, customers will receive a booking code as a reply.

Show this booking code at the counter just half an hour before the show commences and claim your tickets by paying over the counter.

Note: To know the code of your town, just <SMS TOWNCODE> to 52627. Eg; SMS <TOWNCODE ERNAKULAM> to 52627

Some Town Code are as Follows-:

Alappuzha-ALP
Angadipuram-ADP
Attingal-ATL
Changanacherry-CHY
Ernakulam-EKM
Irinjalakkuda-IJK

Kanhangad-KJD
Kannur-KNR
Karunagapally-KNP
Kazhakootam-KZM
Kollam-KLM
Kottayam-KTM

>Kozhikode-KKD
Kunnamkulam-KNM
Mananthavadi-MVI
Mavelikkara-MVK
Palakkad-PKD
Perinthalmanna-PMN.

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  • altaf August 19, 2009 9:27 pm

    this service is good… to get more customer to use this service they should give some discounts on movie tickets…but then too this service is new one of its kind

  • Anuj August 19, 2009 2:07 pm

    Good & innovative service. Till now ticket booking was available via WAP/internet only. Now you can do it just be sending SMS.