Universal Merchant Bank Launches Mobile Banking App

Optimized for a seamless, intuitive experience, the UMB SpeedApp allows users to buy airtime, check account balances, monitor transactions, perform cardless cash withdrawals at any UMB ATM, request and track loans, transfer funds instantly to UMB and other domestic accounts, pay bills swiftly via Scan & Pay and more – all from the palm of their hand.

Universal Merchant Bank (UMB), stemming from their innovative use of technology and distinctive banking solutions has introduced UMB SpeedApp, a mobile banking application which is available on iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices.

Speaking at the launch of UMB SpeedApp, Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. John Awuah said UMB is changing the way consumers interact with the bank by altering payment for everyday purchases and transforming banking in a way never before seen.

Mr. John Awuah hinted that the bank is primed to become the leading service provider in the digital mobile banking space in Ghana, especially, as banking shifts to become increasingly mobile and digital.

“We anticipate that UMB SpeedApp will attract most of our retail customers as well as non-customers who use mobile money and boost the spread of our full products and services offering”, Mr. Awuah added.

He noted that this addition to UMB’s technology suite demonstrates the bank’s initiative in building the most avant-garde digital mobile banking experience for consumers – as UMB SpeedApp is a key element of the bank’s digitalization strategy for 2018 and beyond.

Mr. Kevin Cain, Director Consumer and Business Banking, UMB Bank said available statistics indicate that more and more Ghanaians are accessing information on-the-go and getting things done using their smart mobile devices.

“So, it is essential that we stay ahead of the curve in adding cutting-edge technology, such as this new mobile banking app, that will make banking experience stress-free, convenient and productive for consumers of all ages”, Mr. Cain concluded.

After a successful beta testing phase with over 500 users, this all-mobile banking experience offers a more convenient and efficient channel for UMB customers and non-customers to discover the many different banking transactions and requests that are available for smartphone users.


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