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South Africa : NEW mobile app disclosed by Standard Bank

August 11, 2014



Standard Bank has informed that it s banking app for smartphones, having originally introduced its mobile app in June 2012.

It in addition follows the introduction of a new banking app for tablets, in March, which the bank stated, has 50,000 active users.

As per to Vuyo Mpako, head of Innovation and channel design at Standard Bank, the new app facilitates customers to make payments to people without bank accounts, whereas also creating cash vouchers to be withdrawn without using a bank card.

The app incorporates the Standard Bank ID that was introduced with the tablet app; meaning that once you create your unique login (Standard Bank ID), it can be used on all devices.

The new app is in the beginning obtainable for iOS and Android devices. There are plans in progress to release the app on more phone platforms based on customer demand. The bank said that the existing Blackberry and Windows mobile banking apps continue to cater for users on those platforms.

The iPhone version will be obtainable in the App Store as an upgrade to the present Standard Bank mobile banking app.

Android users will be capable to download the new app from the Google Play Store. It won t automatically take place of their current app, and they will consequently in the beginning have both apps on their device.

Mpako said, In the last few months, the response to innovations like the app for tablets, SnapScan and MasterPass has been increasingly positive this is indicative of a market moving towards smart, intuitive banking solutions .


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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