Category Archives: Mobile Banking

Santander’s bank transforms its mobile banking into m-commerce marketplace

The new BZWBK24 mobile banking app enables its users in Poland to shop at a variety of merchants embedded in the application. Users can make daily shopping with home delivery, send flowers or buy bus tickets in nearly 30 major cities.  Soon to be released: booking flights, hotels, tickets to cinemas, ordering taxis and takeaway food from 1,500+ restaurants. Naturally, ...
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Paym mobile payments service launches in UK

P2P mobile payments service Paym will be rolled out by Britain’s banks at the end of this month. Customers of participating banks and building societies can register their mobile numbers, linking them to their current accounts, for the service ahead of its 29 April launch. Built under the Payments Council umbrella, Paym – pronounced pay-em – will allow registered users ...
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Mobile remote deposit capture – once consumers use it they love it

Financial institutions will need to aggressively promote the benefits of mobile remote deposit capture service in their marketing communications in order to grow its usage, according to a recent survey by SYNERGISTICS Research entitled, Maximizing Online and Mobile Banking and Payments. Almost seven in ten mobile phone users are aware of this service, with awareness being highest among those with ...
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Mobile banking transactions in UK double

Brits have now downloaded more than 12.4 million mobile banking apps while the number of transactions made using them has nearly doubled in a year, hitting 18.6 million a week in 2013 – figures from the British Bankers Association show. The Royal Bank of Scotland app has clocked up more than a billion logins since launch while the average Barclays ...
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Diebold cardless ATM for Credit Union

ATM manufacturer Diebold has deployed a cardless ATM machine at Diebold Federal Credit Union that operates without a card reader or PIN pad. The ATM relies solely on mobile authentication, the vendor says. When a pre-registered customer scans a QR code at the ATM using a smartphone, the machine will authenticate the user via the cloud by sending a one-time ...
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Australia’s mobile wallet tipping point

As the popularity of contactless card and smartphone payments increases, new research from CommBank reveals mobile wallet is expected to replace physical wallets in Australia by 2021. According to the survey, the majority (73%) of Australians expect mobile wallets to replace their entire physical wallet in the next seven and half years and cash and card payments within six and ...
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Orange Poland and mBank to launch mobile financial services

The Polish arm of Orange will work with mBank to provide mobile financial services to smartphone and tablet users in Poland in H2 2014, according to several published reports. Germany-based Commerzbank, which owns mBank, previously worked with Orange Poland in 2012 on mobile contactless payments. Orange Poland will market the new services under its brand, and mBank will provide the ...
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Parmenion signs up to Barclays Pingit

Investment provider, Parmenion, is the first in the industry to offer clients the option to transfer money into their investment accounts by Barclays Pingit via their mobile phone. The Barclays Pingit app provides Parmenion’s clients with a way for making investment account deposits, wherever and whenever they are by using a smartphone or tablet. The app is free to download ...
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US Bank trials voice biometrics

Employees at U.S. Bank have begun a pilot of new software that utilises voice biometrics to allow consumers to access their credit card accounts on mobile devices. The technology is able to capture the unique rhythms of a person’s speech and uses pattern-matching programs to identify the voice against authenticated voice snippets. Robert Weideman, executive vice president and general manager ...
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Mobile Banking the big winner in SA mobility study

Increased consumer interest in mobile banking – particularly when facilitated by mobile technology – was one of the key findings of The Mobility 2014 research study, conducted by Arthur Goldstuck’s World Wide Worx with the backing of First National Bank. That’s according to Dashboard Marketing Intelligence joint managing partner, Peter Searll, who is responsible for the fieldwork that provides the ...
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