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    Study reveals that E-commerce is on the rise in South Africa

    March 19, 2015 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    A recent study conducted in South Africa by global market research company Ipsos, on behalf of PayPal and FNB, has revealed a growing interest by South African internet users to shop online. The study reveals that 22 percent of South African internet users...

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    FNB offers iPhone price cut in SA

    August 5, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on FNB offers iPhone price cut in SA

    FNB has revealed that it has cut the price of the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c. According to FNB, these prices are available to new and existing customers who sign up during the month of August. South Africa’s smart phone user base is growing rapidly and it...

  • Many FNB customers have been unable to access many account features. (Image Source: signededition.co.za).

    FNB services crippled by duplicate transactions

    July 5, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on FNB services crippled by duplicate transactions

    During the course of Saturday 5 July 2014, First National Bank customers could not access a majority of functions made available by the bank. While the bank has stated that the cause of the downtime is due to duplicate transactions going off on some...

  • Capitec came out tops with a SITEisfaction score of 71 (image: file)

    South Africa: Capitec rules the online banking roost

    April 11, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Capitec rules the online banking roost

    Specialist online marketing research agency Columinate yesterday released its third annual ‘Internet Banking SITEisfaction in South Africa’ survey. Launched in 2012, the survey is a measure of customer satisfaction with online banking services in South...

  • FNB’s latest Banking App statistics reveal that the youth market, age 18 – 25 years, have shown the highest growth in App uptake and usage with an 8% increase (image: www.eris.co.za)

    Youth, biggest users of FNB’s banking app

    March 6, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Youth, biggest users of FNB’s banking app

    South African bank FNB’s latest Banking App statistics reveal that the youth market, age 18 – 25 years, have shown the highest growth in App uptake and usage with an 8% increase from 6% in 2011 when it launched, to 14% this year – the highest growth...

  • FNB’s latest Banking App statistics reveal that the youth market, age 18 – 25 years, have shown the highest growth in App uptake and usage with an 8% increase (image: www.eris.co.za)

    South Africa: FNB launches gesture-based banking

    February 19, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: FNB launches gesture-based banking

    FNB’s cashless branch, dotFNB, has become the first bank in South Africa to launch interactive gesture technology in its flagship Canal Walk store. The introduction of this technology into the store front serves as yet another digital touch point for the...

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    PlayStation 4 now available through FNB

    February 4, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on PlayStation 4 now available through FNB

    As the shift towards a connected lifestyle is set to enjoy even more focus in 2014, South Africa’s First National Bank has included TVs, Blu-ray DVD players and the PlayStation 4 to its smart device range. Gaming consoles were first added to the product...

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    South Africa: iPad mini available through First National Bank

    January 20, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on South Africa: iPad mini available through First National Bank

    South Africa’s FNB has added the iPad Mini with Retina display to its smart device range.  This offer allows FNB customers to pay for the device over a 24 month period, with zero interest, fees or charges. “We are excited that we can continue to...

  • FNB today announced that its customers can now purchase iTunes gift codes for the iTunes Store in South Africa (image: Apple)

    iTunes gift codes available through FNB Banking App

    December 5, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on iTunes gift codes available through FNB Banking App

    FNB today announced that its customers can now purchase iTunes gift codes for the iTunes Store in South Africa using the FNB Banking App, re-enforcing FNB’s position as a digital leader in the market. “We believe that FNB customers will benefit greatly...

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    Get a PlayStation 4 through FNB

    November 28, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Get a PlayStation 4 through FNB

    South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) is well-known for providing its users with the latest technology as part of its drive into consumer technology, and the bank announced their latest offerings in time for the holiday season. While gamers are now able...

  • Nick Durrant, Bluegrass Digital Managing Director. (Image source: Bluegrass Digital)

    Staying ahead of the curve: Enterprise trends to watch in 2014

    November 27, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Staying ahead of the curve: Enterprise trends to watch in 2014

    It is that time of year again, when the technology seers and trendspotters start pontificating on what they believe will be the transformative or shape-shifting technologies for the year ahead. Bluegrass Digital strives to keep a finger on the proverbial...

  • FNB’s latest Banking App statistics reveal that the youth market, age 18 – 25 years, have shown the highest growth in App uptake and usage with an 8% increase (image: www.eris.co.za)

    Where to next in Africa for FNB’s App?

    November 18, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Where to next in Africa for FNB’s App?

    South Africa’s First National Bank (FNB) has expanded its digital banking reach into Africa by launching the Banking App and other digital banking services seamlessly into African subsidiaries. According to FNB, the Banking App has amassed over...

  • Former CEO of FNB Michael Jordaan  (image: file)

    Michael Jordaan: “Innovation is not a fad”

    October 21, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Michael Jordaan: “Innovation is not a fad”

    South African bank FNB recently announced that CEO Michael Jordaan would step down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and take up the position of Chairman at social media platform Mxit. ITNewsAfrica spoke to Jordaan about his tenure at FNB and what exactly...

  • Mxit CEO Francois Swart. (Image source: Mxit)

    Can SA’s Mxit keep up?

    October 10, 2013 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Can SA’s Mxit keep up?

    South Africa’s home-grown instant messaging service, Mxit, may have been supplanted by Facebook as the country’s biggest social network, but it has succeeded in maintaining the loyalty of its user base. This emerged from the final analysis of the SA...

  • Former CEO of FNB Michael Jordaan  (image: file)

    Mxit appoints Michael Jordaan as Chairman

    September 30, 2013 • Online, Southern AfricaComments Off on Mxit appoints Michael Jordaan as Chairman

    Former CEO of FNB Michael Jordaan has been appointed as the chairman of popular chatting application and website Mxit. According to the company, Jordaan will not be receiving a monthly remuneration just yet, but will be issued shares in the company instead....

  • Paul Steenkamp, Innovation Manager at FNB. (Image source: FNB)

    Sustaining self-generated innovation in SA

    August 30, 2013 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Sustaining self-generated innovation in SA

    Organisational culture is one of the key drivers for stimulating self-generated innovation in South Africa as it promotes innovation internally that can then have an impact externally. At FNB, for example, which focuses heavily on innovation as a...