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"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Monday, June 27, 2011

Mobile Banking Updates - Jun 27

TDECU Posts 50% Growth in Mobile Banking Users in 2 Months
"Back in April, we showed you the list of the 30 most popular iPad apps from U.S. banks and other financial services companies listed on iTunes. The list featured the usual big names, but one surprise was #14, Texas Dow Employees Credit Union (TDECU), a 132,000 member, 19-branch, $1.6B credit union headquartered in Lake Jackson, TX."

Nokia Ships Phones With Banking Application in India
"Nokia has started shipping mobile phones in India that are preloaded with its banking application, in a bid to popularize mobile banking in the country. India is the first market where Nokia is preloading the Mobile Money client on its phones, a company spokeswoman said on Monday. Nokia has already teamed up with Union Bank of India, and Yes Bank, and rolled out a mobile banking service based on the Obopay mobile payment platform, on a revenue-sharing basis."

Making The Case For Mobile Banking: Five Things Banks Should Know About Mobile Banking Customers
"When Aite Group surveyed large banks and credit unions in late 2009/early 2010 about their mobile banking deployments and plans, we found that more than six in ten large banks had already implemented some level of mobile banking capability. Among credit unions, six in ten had not yet offered mobile banking to their members."

Austin Bank Maximizes Mobile Banking Availability and Continuity
"Having virtualized 95 percent of its data center in 2008, Jacksonville, Texas-based Austin Bank faced a new challenge in late 2010 when strong mobile banking adoption among its customers coincided with a merger that delivered a significant number of new customers. As online and mobile banking users skyrocketed, the bank experienced a network appliance malfunction that it was unable to resolve in production."

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