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AIB launches Mobile Banking

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Ronan Sheridan
Group Press Officer
AIB Group
Tel: (01) 641 4651
Mobile: (086) 3880898
ronan.j.sheridan@aib.ie

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AIB today announced the launch of a new Mobile Banking site, www.aib.ie/mobilebanking, tailored specifically for use on smartphones. Over 650,000 of AIB customers actively use AIB Internet Banking and the bank has seen significant growth in the numbers of customers accessing their Internet Banking using their smartphones. This site now gives users more convenient access to AIB Internet Banking.

Services available on AIB Mobile Banking allow customers to:

  • View Account Balances

  • View Mini Statements and the ability to view recent transactions

  • Make payments to;

    • your own accounts

    • other accounts in Republic of Ireland

    • Utility bills such as ESB, Eircom & VHI*

    • Credit Cards

  • Mobile Top Up’s to Vodafone, O2 Meteor and eMobile

  • View Payment and Mobile Top Up Logs

*Accounts must be previously set up on AIB Internet Banking

AIB will shortly announce the launch of Mobile Banking apps for iPhone and Android smartphone users. The site and apps were developed in house by a specialist team in AIB. A multimedia communications campaign will be launched to support this initiative with online and social media forming a key part of this campaign.

Robert Mulhall, Head of Direct Channels, AIB Bank said:
“The number of smartphones in Ireland is growing at a rapid rate. Customers are demanding that all service providers evolve with this trend to provide their services in a means that is increasingly convenient to them. Banks are no different. We know that our customers are already using their smartphones to access Internet banking while on the move. This development meets the needs of our customers now and gives them the convenience of banking at a time that suits them.”

Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/AIBInternetBank

Mobile Banking Site: www.aib.ie/mobilebanking

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For further information, please contact:
Ronan Sheridan
Group Press Officer
AIB Corporate Affairs & Marketing
Bankcentre
Dublin 4
Tel: (01) 641 4651
Mobile: (086) 3880898

Robert Mulhall
Head of Direct Channels
AIB Group
Bankcentre
Dublin 4
Tel: (01) 641 3482
Mobile: (086) 8387063

NOTES TO EDITOR

Key stats:

  • There are now over 650,000 customers regularly using AIB Internet Banking – up 8% year on year. There was a 10% increase in the number of logins last year to 75 million and more than 20 million online transactions were completed in 2010, also up 10%.