Mobitel customers can purchase tickets for their favourite movies and events on BookMyShow using their mobile phone

Mobitel customers can purchase tickets for their favourite movies and events on BookMyShow using their mobile phone

Mobitel has partnered with a leading global entertainment destination, BookMyShow, to enable its customers to purchase tickets for the latest movies, cricket matches and other popular cultural and sporting events on BookMyShow ( using Mobitel Post-Paid connections. This service is exclusively available to Mobitel customers and will offer them absolute convenience as they can book tickets and pay via the mobile connection.

As Sri Lanka’s National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel has firmly positioned itself as an Innovator, driving Sri Lanka’s ICT transformation. It is the first telecom firm to unveil a dedicated Internet of Things (IoT) concept store, X Station, the expert hub for futuristic technology products and services for people to experience the tech revolution. This partnership yet again showcases Mobitel’s readiness to spearhead global trends and be ahead of the rapidly changing technology curve in the world.

BookMyShow entered Sri Lanka in 2016 after transforming the entertainment ticketing landscape in India, New Zealand and Indonesia, consolidating its position as the market leader. The firm has expanded operations to Dubai in the Middle East and is further going deeper in South East Asia. It allows its customers to easily book tickets online for movies, events, plays and concerts from the comfort of their homes or offices. In order to use the service, customers simply need to log on to BookMyShow, select the movie or event of their choice, choose the time, date and seats (wherever applicable) convenient for them and when making the payment, choose the ‘Mobitel customer’ option. The purchases will be directly added to the customer Post-Paid bill on Mobitel.   

As the National Mobile Service Provider, Mobitel has promised to care, share and deliver to its customers the latest in ICT technology and trends and the time has come to integrate these new technological developments into the service offerings of the company in the local market as well. Mobitel’s innovative services are enhancing communication, technology, health, and IT literacy opportunities for citizens. Every aspect of Mobitel’s product and service offering embodies its brand promise - ‘We Care. Always.’


About BookMyShow

Launched in 2007, BookMyShow, owned and operated by Big Tree Entertainment Pvt Ltd, is India's leading entertainment destination with global operations across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Singapore amongst others. BookMyShow works with partners across the industry to provide unmatched entertainment experiences to millions of customers. Over the years, BookMyShow has evolved from a purely online ticketing platform for movies across 6,000 screens, to end-to-end management of live entertainment events including music concerts, live performances, theatricals, sports and more, all accomplished at par with global standards. Some of the key properties that BookMyShow has brought 


Exchanging of the partnership agreement between Mobitel Senior General Manager Marketing Isuru Dissanayake and Bookmyshow Sri Lanka Country Head Diptendu Kumar Sawn. Also present were Mobitel Senior Manager Pre Paid Business and Digital Services Suneth Haputhanthri and Mobitel Senior Executive Digital Services Shamendra Jayawardena. 

Released date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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