Sunday, June 1, 2008
Mobile Banking Updates
Corporate Mobile Banking: Separating Hype from Reality - Forte Blog
Javelin publishes 2008 US Mobile Banking Benchmark Study
"Overview Javelin’s 2008 US Mobile Banking Benchmark Study examines banks and credit unions on consumer mobile banking offerings within three categories: Access, Security and Features. Top US financial institutions (FIs), asset-ranked were mystery-shopped for their mobile banking service offerings, using Web and phone data collection methods."
Provident adds mobile banking
"Provident Bank of Maryland and a state-chartered credit union are among the latest financial institutions to offer their customers the ability to bank from the palm of their hands."
H&R BLOCK ADDS MOBILE PHONE BANKING TO EMERALD CARD PLATFORM
"H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), Metavante (NYSE: MV), and Monitise Americas, LLC, today announced that H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard® cardholders will begin to have access to mobile phone text messaging to check their balances and receive account reload mobile alerts. H&R Block will start piloting the text messaging capabilities made available by Metavante Mobile Financial Services, powered by Monitise Americas technology."
Bank offers balances by cell phone
"First Fidelity Bank is launching a new mobile banking program on Sunday to allow customers to access account information through Internet-capable cellular phones."