FIS and mFoundry Strengthen Relationship
"mFoundry, the fastest-growing provider of mobile banking and payments solutions, today announced that it has strengthened its strategic relationship with FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology.
With a recent investment, FIS increased its ownership holdings in mFoundry. The two companies have been working together on mobile banking solutions for the past several years, serving more than 200 financial institution clients. The enhanced relationship will continue to combine FIS’ strong position in financial services technology with mFoundry’s award-winning mobile banking products."
Mobile banking app usage grows 74 percent in a year: comScore
"The use of mobile banking apps is growing quickly as consumers look for ways to easily access their financial information while on the go, according to a new report from comScore. While the 2011 State of Online and Mobile Banking report shows that app usage among mobile bankers is up 74 percent from nearly a year ago, it also indicates there is still significant room for usage to grow. The report also shows that mobile bankers are highly engaged customers."
Smartphones let customers bank on the go
"Smartphones are here to stay, and banking institutions are working to keep up with new technology to cater to their customers. Brian Pearce, Wells Fargo senior vice president and head of the bank's retail mobile channel, describes the growth in mobile banking over the past five years as explosive. 'Customers are adopting this mobile lifestyle,' Pearce said. Wells Fargo finished 2011 with 7.3 million customers using mobile banking services."
Review: What Corporate Mobile Banking Will Really Mean For Your Bank
"I’m just back from the US where I was presenting at our Corporate Mobile Banking event. Unsurprisingly, given the topic, we had a very high level of interest, resulting in a large number of registrations. We also had a first for me - a gate crasher who had to be ejected! Many thanks to all those who attended and who made the event the success it was. I’d particularly like to thank my colleagues Dana and Erica who made it run so smoothly."