Browsing: First National Bank

South Africa’s newest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), me&you mobile, has gone live, launching services through its website. The company’s head, Brett Howell, said in an e-mail that it’s had

A new mobile virtual network operator is set to make its debut in South Africa in early May. Me&you mobile will be launched on 4 May by Durban-based Ignition Group. Piggybacking on Cell C’s infrastructure

In the latest episode of South Africa’s leading technology podcast, your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about serving papers on government over its digital television migration policy as well as the reaction of communications minister Faith

First National Bank said on Thursday that it will provide 10 000 generators at “significantly discounted prices” to small businesses and residential clients in an effort to “alleviate the immediate

First National Bank’s eBucks rewards programme has given back R5bn to clients in the past 15 years, the banking group said on Tuesday. The bank’s CEO, Jacques Celliers, said eBucks had proved successful because of the way it integrated technology and analytics to reward

In a major victory for South African retailers, and possibly consumers, the Reserve Bank has approved changes to the “card interchange rate”, the fees a retailer’s bank pays to a cardholder’s bank every time a bank card is used at the point of sale. The changes took effect

A new survey by Ipsos indicates that South Africa is on the cusp of an e-commerce boom, and that boom will be driven by mobile. About 22% of South Africa’s Internet users have shopped online, with a further 48% indicating that they intend doing so. And more

A new study conducted by research firm Ipsos shows that only 22% of South African Internet users have made purchases online, but that 48% expect to do so in future. The research, conducted on behalf of PayPal and First National Bank, shows that e-commerce

First National Bank has brought cardless cash withdrawals to its smartphone banking application, allowing the company’s clients to withdraw money at an ATM even if they are not carrying their bank card. Cardless cash withdrawals have been available

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered First National Bank to withdraw its “Steve” advertisements as they were harmful to children. “The potential harm in the current matter lies in the possibility that children