THE Philippine National Bank announced last Wednesday the launch of its new banking platform, the PNB Digital App.
The new app will allow PNB clients to register their accounts using their PNB account number, debit card, or credit card number. Upon successful registration, PNB account holders can login via Face or Touch ID. The app can be used to view balance and transaction history; transfer funds to another PNB account via QR code; send money to local banks through InstaPay; pay bills for utilities, credit card, and other partner merchants; and locate PNB branches nationwide and overseas.
The enhanced mobile banking app also has an upgraded interface, intuitive design, and quick access to frequent banking transactions with a customizable dashboard.
PNB President and CEO Jose Arnulfo A. Veloso said that the new mobile app answers the need for better digital solutions in light of the increasing customer preference for online banking amidst today’s health and safety concerns and quarantine restrictions.
“Consumer expectations have changed especially now in the ‘new normal’. As a bank that is truly [one can lean on], we worked hard to come up with the new PNB Digital App to address our clients’ growing need for a more reliable and user-friendly online banking solution,” Veloso said.
Just last month, PNB reported a net income of P1.8 billion for the first quarter of 2021, a growth of 34 percent compared to its performance in the same quarter last year.
Veloso earlier said that the bank will take ‘further enhancements’ initiatives to improve its services in the digital space. This will include digital account opening supported by video KYC through website, credit card functions, and new internet banking, among others.