Mobile is no longer an alternative channel for banks

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The rise of mobile has huge implications for how we manage our money. For banks to remain competitive, it’s essential for them to adopt a mobile-first strategy centered on the consumer experience, writes Monitise SVP of Sales & Operations Fırat İşbecer.

FEATURES


New guide offers a comprehensive view of ATM and mobile integration

The free downloadable publication includes 53 pages of survey results, case studies and interviews with innovators in the areas of ATM and mobile channel integration and branch reinvention.

Five trends in mobile payments worldwide in 2014

Michelle Evans, senior consumer finance analyst at Euromonitor International, examines the key areas in the market as the year enters the final quarter.

Paydiant's large role in mobile payments

The company's CEO recently spoke with Mobile Payments Today about his work with the Merchant Customer Exchange, Subway and what the future holds for this industry.

Summit to take a deep dive into the future of ATM and mobile technologies

The second annual ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in September will feature experts with exceptional depth of knowledge in areas of innovation, security, compliance and regulation.

Is real-time fast enough for banking information?

ACI Worldwide's Mark Ranta thinks FIs should take it to another level.

CFPB turns its attention to mobile financial services

Agency wants to know how emerging tech can help financially underserved consumers

Paym debuts, but will security concerns derail its full potential?

Almost 400K register for service as U.K. consumers get another m-payment option.

Strategies for developing innovative and successful mobile payment apps

The pressure is on financial instutions to develop products their customers want.

Preview: ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit 2014

Tom Harper, president and CEO of Networld Media Group talks about what to expect from this year's ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit and why executives should consider it imperative to attend and hear what high-level presenters and panelists have to say about the future of payments.

Trustly sees growth in online bank-to-bank payments

Swedish-based company driving mobile use across Europe with bank-account-based payments.

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NEWS


HSBC enables businesses to use Paym

Some 600,000 business accountholders now have the ability to sign up and use the service to receive payments from their customers.

GSMA spills details about Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Conference will focus on how mobile technology is revolutionizing and enhancing every aspect of individuals' lives.

Trade association set to host mobile payments session in DC

The Merchants Payments Coalition wants to educate Congress members and their staffs about upcoming innovations in payments.

New report outlines effective mobile strategies for FIs

Mobile banking capabilities are joining ATM and branch location as important factors in consumers' choice of a financial institution, research shows.

Episys Anywhere app expands CU staff, self-service capabilities

The new native app powered by Maluzai software enables CU employees to conduct branch activities on a tablet, and delivers a new channel for in-branch self-service.

Encap platform incorporates Apple Touch ID for mobile banking apps

Fingerprint security joins PIN entry, device location and user behavior as options for user authentication in mobile banking applications.

Security companies form pact for mobile authentication

The Feedzai and Encap Security announce partnership is designed to support banks and merchants in making modern banking and commerce safe.

Unwired Nation's mobile banking product meant for smaller FIs

Company is offering a product that rivals similar apps from major banks such as Bank of America.

Mozido raises $185 million in two-part funding round

MasterCard among four investors in mobile payments company; a total of $265 million in capital has been raised by Mozido over the past 12 months.

Nearly 40 percent of US mobile banking users worry about identity theft

Not surprisingly, older users of mobile banking apps are more fearful than younger users about having their mobile banking data hacked.

More UK banks join Paym

Clydesdale Bank, Isle of Man Bank, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank and Yorkshire Bank are among the new banks that will offer Paym this year.

Garanti Bank adds virtual assistant to mobile app

Garanti Bank customers can now converse with the iGaranti virtual assistant using natural, conversational language to inquire about their account details, transfer funds, get exchange rates, and more.

Zapp reveals UK merchant partners

The mobile payments initiative backed by banks plans to launch in 2015.

Mobile Payments Today publishes State of the Industry report

MobilePaymentsToday.com surveyed consumers in the U.S., U.K., India and Brazil to discover how they are adapting to the growing mobile payments industry. Our fourth edition is available in five versions.

Norwegian security company releases app in UK

Promon Shield is meant to stop malware attacks when consumers use their smartphones for activities such as mobile banking.

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Mobile financial services are becoming indispensible to the underbanked. In addition to payments, this research center covers other mobile banking services such as balance checks, account transactions, credit applications, funds transfer, ACH, check imaging, remote capture deposit and ATMs.