Posted by : Cebu Blogger Wednesday, May 11, 2011

GCASH your way to the movies
Buy your tickets at SM Cinema website and pay via Globe GCASH

SM Cinema, the largest local chain of movie theatres today, in partnership with
Globe Telecom is introducing the first mobile ticketing in the country or that will enable
moviegoers to purchase tickets from the SM Cinema website, conveniently pay for it
online using GCASH and redeem it at the cinemas using a mobile phone.

A moviegoer claims her movie tickets in the bCode machine located at the SM Cinema
lobby. With the SM Cinema-GCASH partnership, moviegoers are assured of a fun and
hassle free way of buying movie tickets online using GCASH.

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To access SM Cinemobile just log on to, create an account,
purchase tickets and choose the “Via GCASH” payment option. Once payment has been
made, an SMS notification containing the eTicket will be sent to the customer, which
they can scan on bCode machines located at the cinema lobbies to instantly print the
movie ticket.

Moviegoers are assured of a safe and easy transaction, as the eTicket service is
compatible with any mobile phone, securely reading and authenticating the SMS-based
encrypted codes from the handset screen using the interactive 3G-enabled scanning
terminals. SM Cinemoblie is also available for IMAX Theatres and SM Digital Theaters.

If the moviegoers want to treat their loved ones to a movie, all they have to do is

send the SMS notification containing the eTicket to their relatives or friends so that they
may claim and use the tickets for themselves.

SM is the largest cinema exhibitor in the country today, currently operating 226
cinemas in 39 SM malls nationwide.

In addition, from May 1 up to June 30, 2011, Globe is giving free GCASH Cards
to subscribers who will buy SM Cinema tickets online using GCASH. GCASH Card is
the first fully customizable ATM card linked to a mobile wallet in the country, giving its
subscribers 24/7 access to GCASH. The ATM card allows users to withdraw funds in
their GCASH wallets via any of the 9,000 Bancnet, Megalink, and ExpressNet ATMs

GCASH, a mobile money transfer service developed by Globe Telecom, has
become the fastest-growing payment mode for online shopping, gaming, and payment
sites both in the Philippines and abroad. Beginning with person-to-person transfers to
airtime load purchases and bills payments, GCASH has expanded to internet payments
and has now become a major payment option for internet shoppers who prefer quick and
hassle free transactions.

Globe and TM subscribers can avail of the service through a one-time
registration process via the GCASH Menu in their SIMs. The GCASH Menu provides
the user with a guided experience without having to memorize key words. Subscribers
may simply drop by any of the thousands of GCASH outlets and Bancnet ATMs
nationwide or via BPI Express Mobile to load GCASH into their wallets. Once loaded
with GCASH, subscribers may now fully enjoy sending money, buying load, paying bills,
online shopping among other GCASH services at convenience of their fingertips.

As an added customer service, Globe and TM subscribers who want to use
GCASH may call the 24/7 GCASH Customer Service Hotline 2882 FREE using their
Globe or TM cellphone or (632)7392882 from any landline.

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