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Telekom Romania partnered Polish financial services provider Alior Bank to launch Telekom Banking, a service whose aim is to meet the needs of consumers for fast, easy-to-use banking products and services, according Telecompaper. Telekom Banking services are launched gradually, starting with two pillars, namely daily primary banking operations and an online exchange platform. A mobile application called Internet Banking will be added to the platform in November. The app focuses on an omnichannel approach that is a full integration of the mobile application and the internet banking platform.
 
With Telekom Banking, customers can open current accounts in RON, EUR, USD and GBP, attach debit cards to them and have access to their funds via the internet and mobile banking platform. The current account can be either requested online on www.telekombanking.ro, directly from the mobile application or by visiting one of Telekom and Germanos shops.
 
 
The online initiated process of opening an account is finalised via courier. The debit card can also be delivered via courier free of charge, Telekom Romania said in a press release. Customers who open their account in the shop can get their card instantly and use it just after signing an agreement.
 
 
Through Telekom Banking offers, customers who open an account can benefit from free withdrawals from any ATM in the country and abroad, free online transfers in RON through Internet and Mobile banking to any bank in Romania, guaranteed for three years.
 
 
The second pillar of Telekom Banking launching is the Online Exchange platform through which customers benefit from advantageous, real-time exchange rates for 10 foreign currencies, refreshed at maximum every 10 seconds during working days.
 
 
At national level, the Telekom Banking services are available online at www.telekombanking.ro and will be gradually available in the Telekom and Germanos stores. Any person will be able to request to open an account from November in every Telekom and Germanos shops and selected partners.
 
 
In the near future, the Telekom Banking offer will also include device financing services for products in the Telekom Romania’s offer, as well as unsecured personal loan and overdraft.