SOURCE: TicketNetwork / Ticket Software LLC

March 03, 2008 10:22 ET Offers Ticket Buyers the Industry's Most Secure Online Transactions

Extended Validation (EVSSL) Green URL Bar Provides Ticket Buyers With Safest Access to Lowest Priced Event Tickets

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) - TicketNetwork, the leading source for the ticket industry's most comprehensive inventory, announced today it has achieved Extended Validation SSL (EVSSL) certification, providing consumers with the industry's most secure web site to purchase tickets to the most popular concerts, theater, sporting events and other venues. EVSSL is the premiere security certification enabling the encryption of consumer information that prevents online fraud and provides complete security of consumer information.

"The EVSSL certificate designates as the safest source for purchasing tickets on the Web," said Don Vaccaro, CEO, "Ticket buyers will see a green secure URL bar pop up on all browsers upon entering personal or credit card information. is setting the industry standard for secure purchases for the most competitively priced tickets to sought after events," added Vaccaro. offers the lowest priced tickets to popular upcoming events compared to StubHub and TicketsNow. In a seat-by-seat price comparison,'s prices are consistently lower that its competitors. Whether it's Boston Red Sox tickets, tickets to Hannah Montana or Celine Dion concerts, on average, offers the lowest price per ticket (see chart).

                       Price Comparisons:

Bruce Springsteen on April 19, 2008 at Amway Arena in Orlando, FL
Pricing for Section 113: TicketNetwork $612.75, StubHub $803.00, TicketsNow

Kenny Chesney on July 13, 2008 at Turner Field in Atlanta, GA
Pricing for Field J -- Row 7 Seats: TicketNetwork $197.00, StubHub $217.00,
TicketsNow N/A

Kanye West on April 12, 2008 at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA
Pricing for Section 208: TicketNetwork $90.67, StubHub $124.50, TicketsNow

Billy Joel on April 20, 2008 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH
Pricing for Section 101: TicketNetwork $162.40, StubHub $182.17, TicketsNow

Bon Jovi on April 19, 2008 at the Fargodome in Fargo, ND
Pricing for Section 24: TicketNetwork $111.50, StubHub $130.00, TicketsNow

Brad Paisley on June 26, 2008 at the Verizon Wireless Music Center in
Noblesville, IN
Pricing for Section A: TicketNetwork $123.70, StubHub $142.58, TicketsNow

Rush on April 15, 2008 at the Amway Arena in Orlando, FL
Pricing for Section 102: TicketNetwork $169.30, StubHub $188.00, TicketsNow

Jonas Brothers on March 22, 2008 at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, NJ
Pricing for Section 110: TicketNetwork $356.50, StubHub $502.00, TicketsNow

Michael Bublé on March 19, 2008 at the John Paul Jones Arena in
Charlottesville, VA
Pricing for Section 104: TicketNetwork $187.00, StubHub $250.00, TicketsNow

Rascal Flatts on April 11, 2008 at the HP Pavillion in San Jose, CA
Pricing for Section 102: TicketNetwork $138.80, StubHub $149.00, TicketsNow

About TicketNetwork is the leading source for the ticket industry's most comprehensive and secure selection of tickets at competitive prices. It is the world's leading provider of real-time ticket inventory and sells sought after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events through North America.'s inventory includes more than 4 million tickets to 68,000 events worldwide.'s properties include:, TicketNetwork Direct, TicketNews, Ticket Summit and TicketNetwork point-of-sale solutions. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit

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