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Monday, May 4, 2009

Mobile Banking Updates - May 4

Dubai Islamic Bank Enhances Mobile Banking Services
"Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has unveiled its enhanced mobile banking offerings in a move to provide greater banking convenience to customers. The all-new Al Islami mobile banking service enables customers to use the SMS facility for all banking transactions, bill payments, request information or receive alerts."

Kenya's Central Bank to push for new banking rules
"The Central Bank of Kenya is pushing for policy guidelines that will enhance the regulatory framework of branchless banking. This the bank says has been formed out of the increasing Information Communication and Technology based banking services that continues to be made available for customers. According to Mr Cassian Nyanjua, an assistant director banking supervision at the bank, new regulations are also supposed to enhance the stability and safety."

Intuit's Quicken Online Releases Native iPhone App

"Yesterday, Intuit launched its first native app for the iPhone, Quicken Online Mobile. It's already risen to number four in the Finance category (note 1), and will likely hit number one given the number of Intuit fans using the iPhone. Currently, E*Trade's new Mobile Pro claims the top spot."

Fidelity National Information Services Tops New ABI Research Mobile Banking Vendor Matrix Ranking
"Fidelity National Information Services has been ranked at the top of the latest Vendor Matrix released by ABI Research. Fiserv and Sybase claimed the second and third spots in the company's new evaluation of worldwide mobile banking vendors."

First 2D bar code on book links to Amazon.com
"A new book on digital branding includes a 2D mobile bar code on its back cover that connects directly to the title’s page on Amazon’s mobile Web site. 'BrandDigital: Simple Ways Top Brands Succeed in the Digital World,' by branding expert Allen Adamson, is the first book to be sold in North America that includes an EZcode—a 2D bar code—to sell the title via the mobile device."

Professional Bank® Offers Mobile Banking
"Professional Bank®, a South Florida-based “relationship bank” dedicated to providing customized banking services for professionals and business executives, announces its Mobile Banking and Zero Fee ATM value-added services."

1 comment:

mark harrison said...

We are working with the Islamic Bank here in the UK and to say these guys are ahead of their traditional UK counterparts would be the understatement of the year. Their mobile proposition moves into phase 3 in June which makes them innovators and market leaders over here.