WAYNE, Pa., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Liberty Bank announced today that their Mobile Banking application for Android smart phones is now available. This new application adds to the iPhone mobile banking application that has been available since 2011.
Both applications were created to improve the mobile banking service of Penn Liberty Bank; these applications enable iPhone and Android users to bank through their smart phones.
Through the application of mobile banking at Penn Liberty Bank, iPhone and Android users will be able to view their account balances and transaction history, transfer between their Penn Liberty Bank accounts and bank accounts at other financial institutions, contact the Bank through one button dialing, and be connected to an RSS feed for late breaking news.
Penn Liberty Bank is one of the first community banks in Southeastern Pennsylvania to offer the Android mobile banking service in collaboration with their electronic banking partner, Q2ebanking, to deliver the service. According to Neilson, the Android continues to hold the lead among all smartphone users, with 46.3 percent of all smartphone owners surveyed in the 4th quarter of 2011 reporting they have an Android-based mobile phone.
The Mobile Banking service at Penn Liberty Bank is easy to use and is free to bank clients. To use the mobile service, clients simply sign up through the free Penn Liberty OnLine internet banking service, then download the free Android mobile banking application. Once signed up, the service is available immediately.
"We offer the latest technology and convenience to our customers on a consistent basis," stated Patrick J. Ward, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the bank. "This enhancement is a natural step in our product development strategy to deliver leading edge services."
"Q2ebanking is proud to partner with Penn Liberty to provide the best in mobile services to its customer base," said Brian Abele, Senior Vice President of product management and alliances with Q2ebanking. "With the proliferation of mobile devices, it is essential to take the right strategic mobile approach to address the growing needs of this fast moving market. We look forward to our continued partnership with Penn Liberty."
Future enhancements coming in late 2012 and early 2013 include mobile check scanning and bill payment options.
About Penn Liberty Bank
Penn Liberty Bank offers nine conveniently located branches and is a community bank focused on providing personal, high touch service. Combining state of the art technology with highly talented, customer service oriented employees and a full suite of consumer and business products and services has resulted in the Bank's growth to over $540 million in assets.