FNB and Huawei have announced that the FNB Banking App is now available on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), HUAWEI AppGallery,Huawei’s app store.
“We are happy to welcome FNB to the HUAWEI AppGallery family of apps,” says Likhun Zhao, Vice President at Huawei Consumer Business Group for Southern Africa. “Given the high smartphone penetration in South Africa banking apps are a key priority for consumers. Huawei has been working hard over the past year to ensure that our loyal customers get all the apps they need, whether they are for entertainment or necessity.”
Giuseppe Virgillito, Head of Digital Banking at FNB, says, “As South Africa’s Best Digital bank, we have a major focus on customer-centricity and the move to avail our App on more platforms affirms our commitment. We believe that this will also improve customer experience for our App users, coupled with the exciting functionality we continue to roll-out on our App. We are excited to continue pioneering efforts to help customers manage their money through safer, convenient and efficient digital channels.”
HUAWEI AppGallery, which was launched in 2018, has over 400 million active monthly users worldwide, and has secured its position as one of the Top 3 app marketplaces globally. Commercial partnerships, as well as partnerships with app developers, have been a key focus for each market that Huawei has a presence in.
HUAWEI AppGallery features applications across 18 categories, including news, social media, and entertainment. The app store also uses advanced security features to protect users’ data and privacy. This is achieved using a four-layer detection mechanism, as well as a post-release app inspection and a mechanism for user feedback.
Zhao concludes, “Innovation is a key focus for both FNB and Huawei. We are brands that are committed to always moving the needle in order to give our consumers the best products and services possible. We therefore learnt a lot from each other during this process. Our partnership is an excellent fit and I hope we can work together again soon to further enhance digital experiences for all our customers.”
The availability of the FNB Banking App to Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), HUAWEI AppGallery, Huawei’s app store, now gives Huawei fans access to seven SA banking apps.