Fawry for Banking and Payment Technology announced renewing its contract with the Cairo Opera House to provide electronic payment services through the Ticketsmall platform.
The agreement aims to make the process of booking tickets online easy and secure, as well as provide a distinctive experience to the audience of the Opera House.
According to the agreement; Ticketsmall will be the online booking platform for the concerts of the Cairo Opera House for an additional three years. This reflects the trust of the administration of the Cairo Opera House headed by Magdy Saber, and its large audience in the technological solutions provided by Fawry.
Moreover, for the first time in Egypt, Fawry Dahab also allows users to pay ticket prices in installments through Ticketsmall platform using five banks so far, which are the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), Banque Misr, Bank Audi, Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, and Emirates NBD. Ticketsmall allows customers to choose the Installment service, and a repayment period that starts at three months to 12 months.
“We are proud of this partnership with Fawry Dahab, the leading company that owns the largest share in the electronic payments market in Egypt. We chose this company to provide the audience of the Cairo Opera House with a more convenient payment experience to achieve digital integration,” said Magdy Saber.
Ashraf Sabry, CEO of Fawry, said: “We are very pleased to provide digital payment solutions and services through Ticketsmall to the audience of the Opera House. This partnership brings us closer to our goal strategy of achieving financial inclusion and accelerating digital transformation in our society,”. He pointed out that this agreement is not the first of its kind. His company has signed many agreements with government sectors to offer technological solutions in line with national policies.
“For the first time in Egypt in the field of concerts, the Ticketsmall application was launched on smart phones. It turned from being a website to an application that includes a smart wallet to help users book tickets to attend events at the Cairo Opera House. The payment is made through the various Fawry Dahab channels,” he said. He also stressed Ticketsmall provides flexibility that helps customers pay for the tickets using various digital payment methods available for various segments of society to provide a distinguished service in an easy and smooth manner. It also gives users the option to send tickets through the application to customers in order to save time more securely.
The Cairo Opera House is one of the oldest artistic entities in the Middle East and is distinguished by its distinct audience since its first inception in 1869. It brought together singers and artists from Egypt and the Arab world.