FNB is the first bank in the country to offer the much anticipated ASUS Google Nexus 7 3G and Wi-Fi tablet in order to drive self-service banking and provide its customers with the latest in tablets and smartphones with which to access and use its dedicated Banking App, now compatible with the Google Nexus 7.
Kartik Mistry,Â Head of Smart Devices at FNB Core Banking Solutions saysÂ â€œDigital Banking via the latest devices is a critical strategy at FNB.Â We are driving down banking costs via our digital channels and we are offering the very latest technology to our customers.” Â
Since it became the first bank Â to offer smartphones and tablets in October 2011, FNB has distributed more than 140Â 000 devices to its customers.Â FNBâ€™s offer enables clients to pay off the latest smartphones and tablets over 24 months.
Farren Roper, Head of FNB Connect ISP and Business Operations says, â€œthis tablet offer together with our FNB Banking App and free data is part of a unique offer from FNB. The FNB Banking App was developed in house and the data is also provided by our own internal ISP. We are creating a vibrant ecosystem, aimed at adding value to clients.â€
Qualifying FNB Personal Cheque Account clients can get up to 3GB ADSL data free per month and FNB Connect offers clients freeÂ YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn between 7pm and 11pm so clients can bank, work and play without incurring extra costs.
The Nexus 7 is available from R169 per month.
Devices can be ordered by SMSing â€˜FNBâ€™ to 32812 or applying online atÂ www.fnb.co.za.