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Citi Announces New Mobile Solution

The app will allow clients to authorize payments on their mobile device.

Citigroup (New York, $1.9 trillion in assets) announced it is rolling out a browser-based mobile app designed to allow clients to receive notifications and authorize payments via their smartphone.

The offering, called CitiDirect BE Mobile, has been made available to over 50,000 clients worldwide.

The bank said clients using the app can receive SMS alerts that complement email and fax notifications, and authorize payments pending approval in every payment type supported by the online banking platform.

CitiDirect BE Mobile is currently live in 24 countries around the world, including the U.S., and will be rolled out globally throughout the remainder of the year. At completion, the solution will be available in over 100 countries.

Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio

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