- GTBank Launches Biometric Mobile APP
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) wednesday launched ‘GTWorld,’ a mobile banking app designed to cater to all that’s important to customers easily and seamlessly.
Built on the back of the bank’s customer-centric digital strategy, GTWorld (available for download from the Google Playstore for Android phones and the Apple App Store for iPhone), the bank explained, features biometric authentication, such as facial recognition and fingerprint, which recognises a customer and adapts to how and when they want to bank.
According to the bank, the mobile banking app also features a seamless switch to GAPS Lite, the online banking platform for small businesses which offers a flexible and secure channel to make payments and collections anywhere in the world.
Commenting on the launch of GTWorld App, Managing Director of GTBank, Segun Agbaje said: “We are delighted to be at the forefront of digital banking solutions that are making banking faster, easier and safer for our customers. The Simplicity of GTWorld and innovations such as facial recognition and fingerprint also ensure that our customers enjoy a seamless experience, anywhere, anytime and anyhow they choose to bank.”
He pointed out that with the rapid growth of smartphone penetration in Nigeria, there had been a steady increase in the adoption of mobile banking solutions.
“Smartphone users are however very conscious about the security and efficiency and convenience of such applications; and on those three fronts, the GTWorld app excels remarkably. the mobile banking App offers customers access to more than 90 percent of the Bank’s services on their Smartphones, guarantees further security through biometric authentication and ensures convenience through the Quick feature, which enables a user to perform transactions without signing in, among others.
“GTWorld empowers customers, like never before, to make payments and access in-branch services swiftly and seamlessly, without going to a branch. Some of the App’s, amongst several others, when switched to GAPS-Lite, the app offers small business owners access to real-time monitoring of all transactions and the ability to make bulk and single transfers on the go to any account in the world,” he added.