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Samsung partners with Paytm to integrate travel and entertainment services into the Samsung Wallet

With this partnership, Galaxy smartphone users will now have access to Paytm’s suite of services, all integrated within the Samsung Wallet.

Samsung, India’s consumer electronics brand, today launched flight, bus, movies and events ticket bookings on Samsung Wallet, in partnership with One 97 Communications that owns the Paytm brand, India’s payments and financial services distribution company.

The partnership aims to enhance consumers’ convenience by offering an integrated booking experience directly through the Samsung Wallet, facilitating access to a wide range of services through Paytm. With this partnership, Galaxy smartphone users will now have access to Paytm’s suite of services, including flights and bus bookings, movie ticket purchases, and event bookings, all integrated within the Samsung Wallet.

Galaxy smartphone users using the Paytm app for flight, bus and movie bookings and the Paytm Insider app for event booking, will be able to add their tickets directly to Samsung Wallet using ‘Add to Samsung Wallet’ functionality. This will enable them to access these to enter airports, bus terminals, cinema halls, event venues, etc.

With the Paytm app being the destination for travel and event bookings for millions of Indians, its partnership with Samsung opens new avenues for users to access its services, in line with its efforts to drive further convenience. Samsung India’s partnership with Paytm reaffirms Samsung’s commitment to providing solutions that enhance user convenience through Samsung Wallet.

With Samsung Wallet, users can access multiple services such as tap & pay, UPI payment, bill payments, boarding passes, travel tickets, movie and event tickets, among others. “Samsung Wallet is a popular mobile tap & pay solution in India, constantly evolving since its launch in 2017. We are delighted to launch new features on Samsung Wallet in collaboration with Paytm. These features allow Galaxy smartphone users to easily purchase bus and airline tickets, as well as movie and event tickets, without needing to switch between multiple apps. Furthermore, users can access these tickets simply by swiping up on their Galaxy smartphone's home screen,” said Madhur Chaturvedi, senior director, MX Business, Samsung India.

“As pioneers of mobile payments, we are excited to partner with the consumer electronics giant Samsung India, as part of our constant endeavor to provide convenience and ensure superior user experience to Indians. By combining Samsung's cutting-edge technology with Paytm's wide-ranging services, we are making it easier than ever for consumers to manage their bookings and payments through a single unified platform," Paytm spokesperson said.

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