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Have smart city card, will travel

Consumers can purchase or refill their Smart City cards at 272 card terminals in 218 post offices in the Polish capital

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The Smart City cards can be used for public transport in the Warsaw metropolis area
The Smart City cards can be used for public transport in the Warsaw metropolis area

E-ticketing company OTI Europa has signed a new contract with the Polish National Post Office (Poczta Polska) to manage Warsaw’s public transportation Smart City card programme.

 

Postal point of sale (POS) kiosks will allow consumers to purchase or refill cards for public transportation in the Warsaw metropolis area via train, bus, or other mode of public transportation.

 

OTI is providing both the payment portion, as well as software, in 272 Smart City card terminals throughout 218 post offices in Warsaw, whereby OTI will control the entire sales and payment process. OTI Europa’s network now includes 800 POS points throughout Poland.

 

"Our ticketing sales network in Poland continues to gain traction, which we believe is a strong testament to the value we bring our customers and the citizens of Poland," said Agnieszka Swiatly, managing director of OTI Europa. "Using our total solution, users of Smart City cards throughout Warsaw will be able to conveniently purchase and refill their cards, even while visiting the post office."

 

Poczta Polska is the biggest postal operator in Poland and its network includes 7,500 postal offices, subsidiaries, and agencies, all serving private and corporate customers.

 

OTI Europa is one of the largest operators of e-ticketing and paper ticket sales systems in the public transport on Polish market and is part of OTI - On Track Innovations, a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions.

 

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