Snowball Launches Transit Cards in Apple Wallet for Five Major Cities in China

Snowball and Apple have worked together to launch virtual transit cards in Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Suzhou, Xiamen and Changsha. The rollout was successfully executed in just 12 weeks during the second half of 2020. 

Transforming User Journeys

Providing transit services to the world is a huge task. Snowball’s contribution to it is OnBoard™, a platform that gives public transit agencies a fast and secure solution for mobile ticketing.

Ciaran Fisher

Ciaran Fisher

CEO/ Founder

Just one (yet important) facet of sustainable urban planning is providing city dwellers with convenient, widespread access to public transportation.

And just one yet important aspect of mobility planning is mobile ticketing, which can increase public transport ridership, while saving costs for public transport agencies.

By the year 2030, over a quarter of the world’s population will be living in cities with one million or more people. If we can make access to transit as easy as possible, we can reduce carbon emissions, minimise time wasted in traffic and prevent overcrowding in city centers.

The time is now to optimize public transport, and Snowball is there to help make it happen.

Public Transit <br />Agencies<br /> Live

Cities <br /> Launched<br /> Worldwide

Million <br /> Urban Population <br /> Coverage

Android & iOS <br /> Devices <br /> Supported

Snowball Offers a One-Stop Solution for Public Transit Agencies

3-6 Months Launch

In as few as three months and in max six months, Snowball can help public transit agencies in any region launch mobile ticketing for their passengers. Learn more about our 6-step program.

OnBoard™ Platform

OnBoard™ is Snowball’s service platform that virtualises transit cards, replacing or reducing the need for traditional smart cards. Find out how OnBoard™ can make virtual tickets without limits a reality for your transit agency.

Device Integration

Snowball is the only company that has you covered from Android to Apple. Learn more about the smart device makers and models integrated with OnBoard™.

Service Operations

Launching and maintaining mobile ticketing for transit calls for a lot of collaboration. Snowball is here to support you to make things as easy as possible. See how Service Operations works at our company here.

The Benefits of OnBoard™

Works with
iOS & Android

Works on
Smartphones & Wearables

Integrated with
333 Device Models

Keep Your Existing
Back Office Processes

Efficient &
Supportive Team

Launch in
3 - 6 Months

What our Customers & Collaborators Say

"Because of Snowball, we are now able to offer our passengers NFC ticketing for both primary Operating Systems (Android and iOS)."

Spokesperson

Xiamen E-Card

"Snowball is the real deal when it comes to being a high-performance team — well-prepared and always ahead of schedule."

 Shen Guo | Deputy General Manager

Changzhou Card

"What really impresses me about Snowball is their genuine expertise on what they are building and their ability to cooperate."

Spokesperson

Tianjin Metropolitan Card

"While working with Snowball, we experienced an efficient team. They are quick problem solvers. The project planning was a role model for flawless execution."

Lu Jinping | General Manager

Suzhou Citizen Card

“Snowball’s expert knowledge of NFC and their dedication to innovation have helped Vivo keep up with the pace of customers’ demands for contactless transit payment.”

Li Pan

Vivo Pay

"Working with Snowball Technology has been a positive, cooperative experience."

Qiu Siwu

Huami

"Since 2015, Xiaomi has engaged with Snowball Tech to explore compelling new ways to offer mobile ticketing to our customers. Our collaboration with Snowball has proven to be beneficial to both Xiaomi and our customers."

Chen Zongqiang

Xiaomi Pay

"Thanks to Snowball's fast and flexible execution, Oppo Pay was able to launch more than 10 Public Transit Agencies' virtual cards within just six months."

Chen Jianwei

Oppo Wallet

"Working with Snowball Technology has been a positive, cooperative experience."

Qiu Siwu

Huami

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