As Apple Pay gears up to launch in Britain in July, Barclays Bank – one of the region’s major financial institutions – remains an important holdout while ramping up its own wearables-based contactless payments strategy.
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Barclays bank is teaming up with Twitter to unroll a payments feature via its Pingit mobile application for consumers in Britain, proving that social networks continue to take on more commerce options in the mobile space.
Barclays is tapping in-branch beacon technology for a series of trials to streamline and personalize bank visits for consumers with disabilities.
Reportedly one of the most interactive apps on the market, the new features ooze customization to give institutional clients content when and how they want it.
Approximately one-third of Barclays digital bankers solely access their finances through the company’s mobile application, indicating that there is likely a significant group of mobile-only bankers.
As mobile banking is gaining traction, traditional banks are struggling to adapt to the new reality where physical in-store interactions are no longer the status quo.
Barclay’s Pingit mobile payments service is teaming up with Corethree to bring the financial institution’s mobile checkout to public transportation customers in Britain.
Barclays has added two new mcommerce features to its Barclays Pingit application to let consumers purchase goods from a mobile Web site, app or even an advertisement.
Barclays is giving customers a way to pay for small purchases with their mobile phones at a variety of merchant and transit locations.
Barclays person-to-person mobile payments application Pingit was download more than 400,000 times in the first eight weeks following its February launch.