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HBL signs deals with MasterCard, Monet for mPOS service

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STAFF REPORT KHI: HBL, Pakistan’s largest commercial bank, has signed deals with MasterCard and Monet for the rollout of the first Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) service in the country. Faiq Sadiq Head, Payment Services, HBL, and Aurangzaib Khan, Country Manager - Pakistan and Afghanistan, MasterCard, and Ali Abbas Sikander, Chief Executive Officer, Monet, signed the agreements. The mPOS solution will enable micro and small merchants to accept credit, debit and prepaid cards as payment, and…Read More

HBL, IBA enter deal for banking services

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: HBL has recently signed an agreement with IBA, the Pakistan’s most trusted name in higher education sector, for HBL employee banking solution. The solution will allow IBA to avail customized payroll and salary account services for IBA’s employees in Pakistan. the HBL Employee banking solution will provide Debit Cards, Internet Banking, SMS Alerts, Mobile / Phone Banking, Consumer Leading (Mortgages, Auto Financing, Personal loans and Credit Cards) on preferential…Read More

HBL, Warid sign deal for future online bill payments

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STAFF REPORT LHR: HBL, Pakistan’s largest bank, has recently signed an agreement with Warid Telecom, the country’s most trusted service provider, to implement an online payment solution. Once implemented, the solution will allow Warid customers to pay their postpaid bills on the company’s website, using any debit card or credit card. The technology back-end of the system will be provided by CyberSource, Visa’s internet acquiring payments system. "This is t he first of its…Read More

Ufone, HBL start corporate m-payments service

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Mobile services provider, Ufone, in partnership with financial services provider BHL, has launched a service for corporate customers. Dubbed UPayments Business to Business (B2B)’, the service allows corporate users to carry out a range of financial transactions via the UPayments platform. In the initial phase, 90 Ufone franchises will use this service for their daily payments. The registration process requires both Ufone and the franchise to have an account in the…Read More

NADRA, HBL partner on branchless banking

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The NADRA Technologies Limited (NTL) and Habib Bank Limited (HBL) have signed a Branchless Banking Super Agency Agreement as a strategic alliance, whereby more than 5,500 NADRA e-Sahulat outlets will conduct branchless banking financial transactions under the brand name of HBL Express. This agreement will result in provision of financial services, to the unbanked population of Pakistan. It is a joint step of both the entities towards financial inclusion, leading to…Read More

Warid Telecom to provide USSD channel to HBL

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Warid Telecom and Habib Bank Limited have signed an agreement today for a strategic alliance whereby the latter will provide the former with access to Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), enabling HBL Express’ branchless banking project to conduct financial transactions in the most reliable and secure manner. Telecom companies are uniquely placed in the branchless banking eco-system since they have the required technology and resources to enhance the growth…Read More

PTCL MoU with HBL to avail bank services

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The PTCL has signed an agreement with Habib Bank Limited (HBL), enabling PTCL employees to avail smart banking services. Under the agreement, PTCL employees can avail various HBL banking services and state-of-the-art alternate delivery channels including utility and mobile bill payments, branchless banking, internet banking, credit card, interbank funds transfer facility, check book requests, One-link and M-Net usage and Pakistan’s largest HBL ATM network. PTCL…Read More

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HBL set for commercial launch of branchless banking

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Habib Bank Limited has also joined the cluster of banks offering branchless banking services to their services as the bank has got the branchless banking license for the commercial launch of its operations across Pakistan.According to an official, the State Bank of Pakistan has finally issued the HBL the license for the launch of the services in a week or so."This has been achieved only after our bank has successfully carried out mobile financial services during its pilot…Read More

HBL soft launches branchless banking

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The Habib Bank Limited has opted to go for branchless banking solution in Pakistan as a pilot project before going for a full scale commercial launch planned from the current month.The HBL branchless banking will be second bank going for the branchless banking solution, Omni being the first that aims to trigger the next big segment in the country to give hard competition to the services like easypaisa.It appears that HBL is going to offer all kind of services that EasyPaisa is…Read More

InfoTech gets deals revised with SBL, HBL

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Samba Bank Limited (SBL) and Habib Bank Limited have recently renewed their Microsoft Enterprise Agreement deals for a 3-year period through InfoTech (Pvt.) Ltd, which is Microsoft’s direct large account reseller.Azfar Naqvi, CFO of SBL, signed the agreement, while Naseer Akhtar, President and CEO, signed on behalf of the InfoTech during a recently held ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by Salman Siddiqui and Agha Jan from Microsoft Pakistan.In his remarks, Naseer…Read More