For immediate release:
May 25, 2011
Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) Endorses Diebold’s MobiTransact® Mobile Banking Solution
Mobile platform provides latest technology, competitive edge to banks
AUSTIN, TX – Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) has endorsed Diebold, Incorporated’s (NYSE:DBD) mobile banking solution, MobiTransact®. The solution allows banking customers to use mobile devices to complete transactions, transfer balances, make bill payments and locate automated teller machines (ATMs) and branches.
“The MobiTransact solution showcases Diebold as an industry leader in mobile banking technology,” said Curt Nelson, President of IBAT Services. “As mobile banking becomes more popular, banks are searching for a competitive edge in this area, and a way to more quickly and easily connect with their customers. The MobiTransact solution allows them to achieve this goal.”
A full-feature mobile platform that works on both text and browser phones, Diebold’s MobiTransact solution enables banks to provide their customers with immediate access to their accounts, any time and any place, without requiring an online banking account.
With MobiTransact, banks can fully integrate and maximize multiple delivery channels, providing a consistent, dynamic, two-way interaction with banking customers through their mobile phones and other customer touch points. Banks can proactively communicate with their customer base through text messages and mobile Web services, while providing a comprehensive suite of convenient and on-demand services to mobile customers.
“We are looking forward to continuing our long relationship with IBAT and offering a discount to members for the MobiTransact solution,” said Mychal D. Kempt, vice president, U.S. sales and service operations, Diebold. “MobiTransact will allow IBAT members to transform the way they interact with customers and enhance their banking experience.
Diebold’s relationship with IBAT spans nearly 20 years. The company participates in and sponsors many IBAT events, including IBAT’s Annual Convention. IBAT also endorses Diebold’s Opteva® ATMs, retail and drive-up banking equipment, branch facility equipment and integrated security solutions.
Diebold, Incorporated is a global leader in providing integrated self-service delivery and security systems and services. Diebold employs approximately 16,000 associates with representation in nearly 90 countries worldwide and is headquartered in the Canton, Ohio region, USA. Diebold is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'DBD.' For more information, visit the company's website at www.diebold.com.
Formed in 1974, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) exclusively represents more than 2800 Texas community banks and branches. Located in more than 700 towns, cities and rural areas across the state, community banks provide safe and responsible financial services to all Texans. IBAT members range in size from $3 million to $16 billion with combined assets of $161 billion. www.ibat.org.