CIBC and Bell has announced an agreement to launch the CIBC Mobile Payment App on Bell smartphones in the coming weeks.
CIBC was the first bank in Canada to deliver a mobile payment app to clients, and this expansion gives CIBC clients more choices for making everyday purchases with their smartphone, while giving Bell customers the widest selection in mobile payments from Canadian banks.
“Our clients want the opportunity to pay with their phone at their favourite retailer, and today’s announcement with Bell means that we’re putting this innovative technology into the hands of more CIBC clients,” said Todd Roberts, Senior Vice President, Payments Strategy and Innovation, CIBC. “We believe 2014 will be a pivotal year for growth in mobile payments and we continue to invest in our leadership in this important market, including building strong relationships with wireless providers to make it easy for our clients to bank where, when, and how they like.”
“Canada’s fast growing mobile payment ecosystem is built around advanced wireless networks, a strong and innovative banking sector, and a national retail environment with more contactless sales terminals than almost any other country,” said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Chief Brand Officer for Bell. “The addition of the CIBC Mobile Payment App offers Bell customers the most mobile payment choices available, and it’s yet another way to take advantage of Bell’s world-leading 4G mobile networks and smartphones.”
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