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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

International Mobile Banking Updates - Jan 1

Tagit, Smartlink launch mobile banking service in Vietnam
"Singapore-based mobile technology company Tagit in collaboration with Vietnamese payment switch operator Smartlink has introduced aggregated mobile banking service, which will benefit 51 banks in Vietnam and millions of mobile users. The partnership is expected to provide new growth opportunities for the mobile payments ecosystem. More than 40 million domestic bankcard holders and 120 million mobile users will be benefited when Smartlink jointly will implement mobile services with its member banks across the country."

Mobile banking accounts touch 1.8 million mark
"Mobile banking accounts have jumped to 1.8 million mark depicting a remarkable growth of 25 percent during July-September 2012, according to Branchless Banking (BB) Newsletter by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Wednesday. The BB customers conducted almost 31.5 million transactions worth Rs 139 billion during the quarter. The average size of each transaction was Rs 4,420 while the average number of transaction per day increased to 0.349 million."

Norwegian bank mobile banking app attracts 10% of customers upon launch
"Norwegian bank Sparebanken Vest has revealed one in every ten of its online customers are now using its mobile banking application, following its launch on 4 October, with more than 500 new registrants joining every day. Sparebanken Vest uses Encap’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) two-factor security authentication tool for its mobile banking app, which delivers a simple and easy registration and login process, aiding uptake along wide the convenience factor of being able to bank on the move."

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