parkbytext™, Ireland’s leading mobile parking operator, continues to grow their business and innovation internationally. parkbytext™ is currently rolling out their parkbytext™ 2Bill service - direct carrier billing service that enables customers to pay for their parking using their mobile phone bill or pay-as-you-go-credit across selected Iarnród Éireann, Ireland’s national rail network, stations. parkbytext™ 2Bill payments accounts for 20% of transaction in its’ current locations. Parking by App is still the preferred method of payment for customers with 40% choosing this method.
In May of this year parkbytext™ also soft launched their Corporate Accounts service, offering business clients the facility to manage multiple personal users under the one business account. Corporate accounts can be managed by one administrator who can control account details, such as edit details and account top-ups.
A result of this sees the company shortlisted at this year’s eir Elevation Fast Company Awards, in the Services category. The awards recognises the fastest growing and most innovative companies across Ireland, and the unique drivers behind them, with a focus on innovation, international scalability, differentiation and strategic investment to the Irish economy.
Jim Moore, CEO, parkbytext™ (left) said: “parkbytext™ continues to grow both nationally and internationally with new clients and locations across America along with new business developments in United Arab Emirates. Domestic transactions are up 33% on last year and international transactions are up 475%. Our customer database is up 70% so far in 2015 with over 66,000 users signed up to parkbytext™.
We have recently launched Corporate Accounts, our latest customer offering and other services, such as Visitor Parking and Virtual Permits, continue to grow steadily with over 230,000 transactions so far this year. We have a small and dedicated team at parkbytext™ with each contributing to our achievements; it’s a great award to be recognised in and a fantastic achievement for the team”.
parkbytext™ is Ireland’s leading mobile parking operator which provides convenient, cashless and cost effective parking by text, IVR, phone, app, web and now also by parkbytext™ 2Bill – parking payments direct to your mobile phone bill or credit – which is a European first in the mobile parking payments sector.
In November 2014, parkbytext™ secured a five year contract with Transdev, the largest private sector provider of multiple modes of transportation across the globe, to provide managed parking systems in the Park + Ride car parks attached to the Luas, Dublin's tram system.
As an international business, parkbytext™ has become an Enterprise Ireland HPSU client. In addition, the company was selected as a National Champion in the 2013/2014 European Business Awards. It is the first Irish finalist from the parking sector in the history of the awards to be given this accolade. The company was also named in the top Tech100 by Business and Finance in July 2014.