Edinburgh, UK (Mobiqa) 1 December 2008 – UK-based pioneers of mobile ticketing technology, Mobiqa, and ScanSource Europe, a leading distributor of Auto ID, electronic point of sale and mobility technology products, have formed a partnership to provide a complete end-to-end mobile barcoded ticketing or marketing solution to the retail, postal, transportation and entertainment sectors.

ScanSource Europe delivers value-added services to resellers across EMEA, including technical support, configuration, training and education, and flexible financing. Mobiqa are world leaders in mobile ticketing and mobile couponing solutions. Their award-winning solutions have successfully been deployed for large scale events and campaigns worldwide and have been adopted by some of the industry’s giants including Northwest Airlines, Ticketmaster, Tickets.com and Major League Baseball.

Mobiqa’s alliance with ScanSource allows an optimised, scannable barcode to be sent to customers’ phones, with the provision of top-of-the-range scanning facilities to redeem the ticket or coupon allowing.

“Working with Mobiqa delivers additional opportunities for ScanSource resellers,” said Phil Boyd, Director of Partner Services, ScanSource Europe. “Our customers can now offer their end users a complete mobile barcode delivery and redemption solution, for marketing, ticketing or receipt purposes.”

About ScanSource
ScanSource Europe is a leading pan-European distributor of automatic data collection, EPoS and mobility solutions. We sell only to resellers and add value by providing a variety of services and tools to help them grow their business, making them more efficient, effective and successful. ScanSource Europe customers have access to the industry’s leading vendors, one of Europe’s largest product inventories and the broadest range of value-added services available.

ScanSource Europe is a division of ScanSource Inc. (est. 1992 – NASDAQ: SCSC), who distributes these technologies, along with telephony and security equipment, in North America and Latin America.

About Mobiqa
Mobiqa are world leaders in mobile phone ticketing and mobile phone couponing. Mobiqa’s services are based on the delivery of standard barcodes to mobile phones via SMS, MMS and WAP. The company has created a number of ‘world firsts’ in concert, transport, sports and event ticketing as well as multimedia coupon promotions. Mobiqa’s patented barcode technology is available on six continents and in over 40 countries. Mobiqa is a private limited company headquartered in Scotland. Learn more at www.mobiqa.com