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Asseco’s Mobile Banking solution ASEBA JiMBa selected for the platform of UniCredit Mobile Banking service in CEE region.
In the following months, UniCredit banks’ Mobile Banking service, based on Asseco South Eastern Europe solution, is becoming available to their clients in 8 CEE countrie.
After signing an agreement at the end of 2010 for delivery and implementation of Mobile Banking solution in eight UniCredit banks in Central and Eastern Europe, Asseco South Eastern Europe (Asseco SEE), the leading IT company in the field of Mobile Banking and Authentication solutions, and UniCredit Global Information Services S.C.p.A. (UniCredit) are working intensively on releasing solution in production and making it available to banks’ clients.
UniCredit, one of the leading European banking groups with strong presence in CEE region is recognizing the strategic value of mobile channel as the complementary channel to Internet. Having already very positive experiences with m-zaba Mobile Banking service of Zagrebacka bank, member of UniCredit, which is based on ASEBA JiMBa solution, UniCreditґs CEE Division decided to extend the partnership with Asseco SEE and implement the same solution in another eight banks of CEE region too.
Within the following months Mobile Banking service based on ASEBA JiMBa will become active in UniCredit banks in Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia, the remaining five countries to follow in the near term. Using Mobile Banking, UniCredit clients will have 24/7/365 access to the financial services, from balance inquiries to money transfer and bill payments, using only their mobile phone.
“During evaluation process, positive feedback from Zagrebacka bank and its clients about m-zaba service and the fact that ASEBA JiMBa solution supports more than 800 different phones today, including iPhone, BlackBerry and Android, resulted in our choice of Asseco SEE as the partner for this very challenging project”, says Tomica Pustisek, Head of CEE Retail. “Besides the technical expertise in mobile technologies, Asseco SEE team has a deep understanding of business processes in banking industry. This will help us to build simple, user friendly and attractive mobile banking service.”
Drazen Pehar, Member of the Management Board of Asseco SEE said: “We are proud that UniCredit recognized the quality of our solution and services and we are sure that Mobile Banking based on our ASEBA JiMBa solution will be widely accepted by UniCredit clients in CEE region, helping UniCredit to further position itself as the market leader.”