AT&T today announced a new Mobile Banking solution for the Apple iPhone on AT&T that allows users to manage their finances. The Mobile Banking App will include checking balances and transaction history, transferring funds, receiving offers, viewing and paying bills, and tracking rewards points. The service that this App interfaces with is now available from all Firethorn financial institution partners that include: America First Credit Union, Arvest Bank, BancorpSouth, Carolina First, FirstBank, Mercantile Bank, SunTrust, Synovus, USAA and Wachovia. According to the AT&T press release:
"Our customers are increasingly using their mobile phones as a hub from which they can manage nearly all aspects of their lives, and in addressing that trend, we've made it a priority to give them flexibility and control in managing their finances," said David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets. "The extension of this convenience and functionality to iPhone customers is further delivery on our commitment to this space."
The Mobile Banking on AT&T application is now available as a free download from Apple's App Store. Additional banks brought online into the system at a future date will automatically be made available to iPhone users via this App.