OCBC Bank – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:08:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png OCBC Bank – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Singapore’s OCBC Bank rolls out instant banking product approval via mobile https://www.nfcworld.com/2019/06/05/362891/singapores-ocbc-bank-rolls-out-instant-banking-product-approval-via-mobile/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:07:51 +0000 https://www.nfcworld.com/?p=62891 Customers of Singapore’s OCBC Bank can now make purchases via their mobile devices minutes rather than days after applying for a digital bank card. The bank has enabled instant approval for key consumer products including debit and credit cards and personal loans. Customers also instantly benefit from card discounts, rebates and rewards. When a customer […]

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Hong Kong banks to offer QR payments to 18m debit card holders https://www.nfcworld.com/2018/02/12/356449/hong-kong-banks-to-offer-qr-payments-to-18m-debit-card-holders/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:11:42 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=56449 “Jetco today announced the launch of Jetco Pay Merchant Payment service jointly with eight banks, including Bank of Communications (Hong Kong), Bank of East Asia, Chong Hing Bank, Dah Sing Bank, ICBC (Asia), OCBC Wing Hang Bank, Shanghai Commercial Bank and Wing Lung Bank. The service allows consumers to make in-store QR code payment easily, […]

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Asian banks develop blockchain-based customer identity platform https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/10/03/354933/asian-banks-blockchain-customer-identity/ Tue, 03 Oct 2017 12:46:02 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54933 “The KYC [Know Your Customer] blockchain – running on a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) platform which enables structured information to be recorded, accessed and shared across a distributed network using advanced cryptography – allows banks to collect, validate and share customer information – with the customer’s consent – accurately, efficiently and in a secured manner.”

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Fitbit unveils Ionic smartwatch with Mastercard, Visa, AmEx and Starbucks payments support https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/29/354378/fitbit-ionic-smartwatch-payments/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/29/354378/fitbit-ionic-smartwatch-payments/#comments Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:36:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54378 Fitness wearable maker Fitbit has launched Ionic, a smartwatch that will combine health and fitness functions with the ability to make contactless Visa, Mastercard and American Express payments as well as payments using the wearer’s Starbucks Card account. “Over the coming months you will be able to add eligible American Express cards, as well as […]

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OCBC Bank launches mobile keyboard to enable cashless payments directly from any mobile app https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/08/29/354365/ocbc-bank-launches-mobile-keyboard-enable-cashless-payments-directly-mobile-app/ Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:05:44 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=54365 OCBC — “The OCBC Keyboard can be used within any mobile app or browser – for instance, within Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram or Chrome – to send money instantly to anyone with a bank account in Singapore… Payments are completely secure as they are authenticated with the sender’s mobile banking credentials.”

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OCBC Bank launches cashless QR code payments with its first standalone mobile payments app https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/05/30/352824/ocbc-bank-launches-cashless-qr-code-payments-first-standalone-mobile-payments-app/ Tue, 30 May 2017 11:21:28 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=52824 OCBC Bank — “The new standalone OCBC Pay Anyone app brings together all OCBC Pay Anyone services and enhancements – peer-to peer e-payments, QR code payments and access to OCBC Pay Anyone integrated with Apple iPhone’s Siri and iMessage – into a fast and easy onestop access to e-payments.”

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Singapore banks add in-store QR code payments to mobile apps https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/04/25/351786/singapore-banks-add-store-qr-code-payments-mobile-apps/ Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=51786 Customers of Singapore’s DBS Bank and OCBC Bank will soon be able to make in-store mobile payments by scanning a QR code at any point-of-sale terminal belonging to the country’s electronic payments network Nets.

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P2P service expands to Macau https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/01/18/349543/jetco-pay-p2p-roll-seven-banks-macau/ Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:17:51 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=49543 Hong Kong ATM network Jetco has partnered with seven banks in Macau to offer Jetco Pay P2P, the mobile phone number-based transfer service that launched with 12 banks in January 2016. Participating banks include Banco Comercial De Macau, Banco Nacional Ultramarino, Tai Fung Bank, Bank of China Macau Branch, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China […]

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OCBC bank in local and cross-border blockchain payments trial https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/17/348568/ocbc-bank-local-cross-border-blockchain-payments-trial/ Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:10:38 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48568 Singapore’s OCBC Bank says it has become the first bank in South East Asia to use blockchain technology in national and international payments. A pilot payment transaction took place on 8 November, involving a cross-border funds transfer between OCBC Bank and OCBC Malaysia, and a local funds transfer between OCBC Bank and Bank of Singapore. […]

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PayPal launches Siri payment requests in 30 countries https://www.nfcworld.com/2016/11/10/348386/paypal-launches-siri-payment-requests-30-countries/ Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:58:17 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=48386 PayPal has enabled money transfers via Apple’s Siri voice command function, enabling users with iOS10 devices to make payments by speaking requests. The function will be available in 30 countries. “PayPal users can now send and request money via a voice command with Siri,” PayPal says. “Simply say, Hey Siri, send Bill US$50 using PayPal.” […]

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