Maybank first Asean bank to launch Windows Phone 8 app

  • Maybank2E-Regional Cash already available on iOS and Android, BB10 next
  • With WP8 version, Maybank expects to bring onboard 10,000 corporate clients

Maybank first Asean bank to launch Windows Phone 8 appMAYBANK has launched its corporate mobile banking application, Maybank2E-Regional Cash, on the Windows Phone 8 platform, saying it was the first bank in Asean to have a corporate mobile banking app on the latest version of Microsoft Corp’s smartphone operating system.
 
Maybank2E-Regional Cash is already available on the iOS and Android platforms, Maybank said in a statement.
 
The addition of the Windows Phone 8 app would greatly increase the ability of its regional clients to manage their cash flow on-the-go, said Maybank deputy president and head of global banking, Datuk Abdul Farid Alias.
 
He said that following the launch of Maybank2E-Regional Cash in Singapore last November, customer feedback has been positive with refinements made along the way.
 
“Maybank2E-Regional Cash offers corporate clients new capabilities, helps enhance their efficiency and reduces operational risks and costs,” Abdul Farid claimed, adding that the bank would “soon” include a Blackberry 10 version.
 
With the Windows Phone 8 version, Maybank said it expected bring onboard more than 10,000 corporate clients across the region with an estimated transaction value of more than RM1.88 trillion by 2015.
 
“We are proud to collaborate with Maybank as the preferred technology partner to bring enterprise banking services to its corporate customers,” said Carlos Lacerda, Microsoft Malaysia managing director.
 
Maybank2E-Regional Cash is available in six major languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese. It is already available in Singapore and Malaysia and will be enabled in the Philippines, Greater China and Indonesia by the end of 2013.
 
 
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