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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Mobile Banking Updates - Mar 31

Bell State Bank Deploys Fiserv's Mobile Banking System
"Bell State Bank & Trust in Fargo, N.D., has chosen Mobiliti, Fiserv's mobile banking service. Mobiliti allows customers of the $2.6 billion-asset bank to make payments from their smartphones, the Wisconsin-based fintech firm said Tuesday. The bank also began using Mobile Source Capture, Fiserv's mobile deposit system. Mobiliti is currently available to Bell State's customers through text messaging, web browsers, iPhone and Android phones, and the bank plans to add iPad compatibility, the release says."

Fed: Number of Americans using mobile banking increasing
"Nearly 1-in-3 mobile phone owners accessed a financial account via their phone in the past 12 months, a marked increase from a year earlier, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday. For those who own a smartphone, the number jumps to nearly half of all users, according to the study of consumer attitudes released by the reserve’s Board of Governors."

Mobile devices increasingly popular for banking services
"More consumers are using their mobile phones and smartphones for their banking needs, according to a Federal Reserve Board survey released this week. Twenty-eight percent of mobile phone users and 48 percent of smartphone users had used mobile banking in the 12 months prior to the survey being conducted in November 2012, up significantly from 21 percent and 42 percent in December 2011, according to the board’s Survey of Consumers’ Use of Mobile Financial Services."

Demand for Online, Mobile Technology Services Growing Among Business Banking Clients
"It’s hard to ignore that more and more people are using mobile devices to communicate, and banking institutions are aware of the growing demand for their services via the Internet among business clients. According to the American Bankers Association, businesses and consumers are demanding more payment options. This, coupled with shifting demographics, have banks re-thinking their service models to offer a wider range of products."

Mobile banking will break the 1 billion user mark in 4 years
"By the year 2017, studies are showing that the use of these services will have skyrocketed. The latest mobile banking study data from Juniper Research has indicated that an increasing acceptance of this type of smartphone and tablet based service has caused users to bring the number of users up to nearly 200 million."

Bank of Atlanta Mobile Banking
"Bank of Atlanta Mobile Banking allows you to bank on the go. Its free to download and offers quick access for managing your Bank of Atlanta accounts. Just like Online Banking, securely sign in with your current login information to check your balances, pay bills, transfer money, and locate ATMs and our banking centers."

Silicon Valley Bank Launches Mobile Banking App for Businesses
"Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to technology and life science companies of all sizes, launched Apple® and Android™ mobile banking apps for its commercial clients in the US."

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