by Ahmed Rayyan
MCB Bank has indicated to launch its state-of-art mobile banking services in collaboration with Nokia irrespective of its model and cellular phone company.
The Mobile Money Service will be available to all MCB Bank and Nokia customers. The MCB Bank Mobile Money Service powered by Nokia will allow mobile phone users to transfer money to another person by using the person’s mobile phone number and also top-up prepaid connections, pay bills and enjoy cashless shopping.
This is the first time a financial institution/bank – MCB- has partnered with a handset manufacturer and mobile solutions company anywhere in the world.
The mobile-banking service has been declared as Pakistani first money transfer platform in a unique cross industry partnership.
The MCB has signed a cooperation agreement with Nokia International for the development and extension of financial services to millions of Pakistani mobile phone users in July 2011.