Articles Tagged ‘mobile banking’


Mobile Minutes: Samsung and BlackBerry partnership; UK mobile banking; Alibaba’s streaming service; HTC’s stock issues

June 16, 2015

Today in mobile marketing – Would a Samsung ‘Galaxy BlackBerry’ be loved or hated?; Mobile banking has eclipsed branches and even the rest of the Internet; Alibaba to launch Netflix-like video streaming service in two months; One tiny number can reveal big problems at a global smartphone maker.

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Wells Fargo’s mobile banking app says hola to Spanish customers

March 24, 2015

Wells Fargo & Co. has added a Spanish-language option to its mobile banking application, building on the financial institution’s introduction of Spanish Text Banking last year, as it seeks to address this demographic’s close relationship with their smartphones.

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Marketers must understand mobile banking consumers’ lucrative potential: report

March 20, 2015

Marketers have been missing a potentially lucrative and viable opportunity to target the emerging demographic of consumers using mobile devices for financial services and payments, suggesting that these users must be understood more fully so that banks and financial institutions can garner more clients, according to a report from Phoenix Marketing International.

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BMO Harris Bank builds largest network of mobile-enabled ATMs

March 17, 2015

BMO Harris Bank is taking mobile banking to the next level by enabling consumers to withdraw money from an automatic teller machine using their smartphone.

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Bank of the West app adds a bill for payment in 30 seconds

February 27, 2015

Following a soft launch last fall, Bank of the West is rolling out scan-to-pay bill payment capabilities in its mobile application for customers at its more-than 650 locations, promising users can add a bill in about 30 seconds.

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Phablet usage for mobile banking set to grow by 100pc: report

January 28, 2015

As mobile screen sizes continue to proliferate and consumers conduct more financial activities on these devices, phablets are becoming popular for banking, with use expected to grow by more than 100 percent, according to a new report from Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group.

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Webster Bank ramps up mobile banking app security with Touch ID

January 22, 2015

Webster Bank is one of the first United States-based banks to leverage Apple’s Touch ID feature into its mobile banking application as it aims to drive user adoption with streamlined security features, proving that the appeal of fingerprint identification is growing.

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Walmart launches GoBank as mobile-first banking gains

September 25, 2014

Mobile-first banking is quickly gaining steam as big names such as Citibank and now Walmart jump onboard with offerings that combine on-the-go technology with low fees to appeal to younger and lower-income consumers.

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Citi eliminates paper checks for some as mobile banking grows

September 24, 2014

With digital bill paying now more popular than paper checks, Citibank has launched a new type of banking account designed specifically for online and mobile bankers.

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5 pitfalls that banks must avoid as they offer mobile service

August 7, 2014

According to Javelin Strategy and Research, by switching just one customer’s in-branch deposit per month to the mobile channel, the average bank stands to save almost $50 per year per customer, adding up to $1.5 billion in cost savings for the industry.

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