Muscat: Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has collaborated with Bank Muscat, the Sultanate’s leading financial institution, to bring the Bank Muscat mobile banking app on Huawei’s AppGallery.
This collaboration offers Huawei smartphone users access to banking services such as general account enquiries, bill payments, funds transfer, and account requests 24/7 and from any Huawei smartphone.
Amjad Iqbal Al Lawati, AGM - Cards and eBanking, Bank Muscat, said, “Bank Muscat is very happy to partner with Huawei, which is a leading global provider of information and communications technology infrastructure and smart devices. The bank is a leader in using technology to make financial solutions more accessible and efficient. It has progressed seamlessly from traditional banking channels to innovative digital banking options that enhance customer experience, re-engineer business operations and achieve tremendous growth. Our commitment to putting state-of-the-art digital banking solutions in the hands of our customers with the help of leading technology partners adds great value, engages customers and improves financial inclusion amongst all sections of society and we thank Huawei for this excellent partnership, which helps us further enhance our customer satisfaction.”
Ian Li, Head of Huawei CBG, Middle East Multi Countries (Oman, Qatar and Bahrain) added, “The partnership with Bank Muscat complements Huawei’s unique position to directly engage with users and address their demands with locally distinctive apps that enriches their experience. In this digital day and age, global and local applications like the Bank Muscat mobile banking application have become a daily necessity for users. As part of our ‘glocal’ strategy, we aim to bring local and global app developers to elevate user experience on Huawei AppGallery.”
As the leading financial institution in Oman, Bank Muscat has a strong presence in areas such as personal, investment, corporate and Islamic banking in and out of Oman. The bank’s mobile banking app provides services beyond financial transactions as it offers Bank Muscat customers a wide spectrum of services and eliminates the need to visit a Bank Muscat branch. In addition to general inquiries such as checking account balance, viewing mini statements, and checking exchange rates, the app also allows for users to report any outages, transfer money locally and globally, along with paying water, electricity, mobile, and school bills.
Huawei AppGallery has thousands of apps and serves as an innovative ecosystem that allows developers to create the best experiences for consumers. The introduction of the Bank Muscat mobile banking app adds to the growing list of essentials Huawei is adding to its AppGallery to ensure that it is an ever-evolving hub for productivity and lifestyle apps while offering a diverse selection and endless possibilities. Huawei has a nine-year experience in app aggregation and development, and more than 270 experts to support developers with app development.
This partnership between Huawei and Bank Muscat opens endless possibilities and ensures that everyone enjoys a safer finer-tuned experience.