An Omani Islamic bank is hoping to capture the younger population by redesigning its internet banking platform and mobile banking application.
Alizz Islamic Bank, one of the two fully-fledged Shariah banks in Oman, has unveiled a new mobile banking app and online banking interface, enhancing both the design and functionality.
The bank has incorporated a QR Code login system and expanded the range of transactions its mobile app can execute, including fund transfers and utility bill payments. The bilingual app (Arabic and English) is also 3D touch-enabled and offers in-app notifications for new transactions and payment reminders – said to be the first mobile banking platform to do so in the Sultanate.
“With an increasingly young population in Oman who prefer more technologically advanced banking solutions, our wide range of cutting-edge digital banking solutions enable our customers to benefit from more convenient and secure self-service channels, 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” commented Sadiq Al Lawati, the head of digital and card business at Alizz Islamic.
The enhanced digital channels are but one of the various initiatives by the bank to improve its reach by upgrading its digital systems as well as IT hardware, including interactive teller machines – which utilize video-based technology to conduct real-time transactions – introduced last year.