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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

International Mobile Banking Updates - Feb 19

Al Salam Bank Bahrain launches 'Mobile' banking service
"Al Salam Bank-Bahrain, one of the leading Islamic banks in the Kingdom of Bahrain, announces the launch of its new mobile banking service "mobile", adding another unique feature to its bouquet of products and services. "Mobile" will enhance your banking experience by providing many convenient features at your fingertips."

Mobile banking helps Monitise
"TECHNOLOGY firm Monitise said people using its mobile phones to do their banking on the move had helped first-half revenues rise 63 per cent to £27.8million.It said its recent £108million acquisition of US rival Clairmail, now called Monitise America, had helped drive up demand but the cost of the deal had left it in the red at £24.4million compared with a £1.1million profit last time."

UCPB launches new mobile banking service
"The United Coconut Planters Bank reaffirmed its commitment to provide excellent customer service and further enhance day-to-day banking transactions through UCPB Connect, an online facility meant to provide banking flexibility and convenience to clients. UCPB Connect is a state-of-the-art technology that allows clients to access the bank’s services 24 hours a day for seven days a week and perform essential banking transactions such as paying bills, transferring funds, viewing balances or ordering checks even at the comfort of their own homes, offices or anywhere else that has access to the Internet."

Standard Bank and SAP Bring Mobile Banking to Over Half a Million "Flip-Phone" Customers in South Africa via SAP® Mobile Platform PR Newswire
"SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Standard Bank has been successful in introducing its new AccessBanking offering in South Africa, aimed at meeting the banking needs of the previously "unbanked." This includes the AccessAccount, a transactional banking account based on SAP® Mobile Platform. SAP Mobile Platform integrates SAP and third-party back-end systems, which allows users to create visually rich mobile apps to extend the information from enterprise systems straight onto mobile devices. Since its inception in March 2012, the model has attracted more than 550,000 new customers onto the AccessAccount."

Why mobile banking’s not too big
"If data were to be believed, a lot of you would have graduated from using Internet banking to mobile banking already but a lot of us have still not made the leap. Reserve Bank of India (RBI), 67% of overall banking transactions still happen through cash, according to a 2011 Deloitte-Assocham study."

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