Banking moves to mobile phones at Nationwide

17 January 2005
Nationwide Building Society has launched a text message service for its current account holders.

FlexAccount customers can now receive monthly or weekly text alerts.

These messages let account holders view their balance and last five transactions.

Jim Willens, Nationwide's retail operations director, said: "Nationwide places great importance on developing innovative new ways to further improve the services we provide to our members."

He added, speaking about the feedback so far: "We have found that our members are very interested in this new service as it is free, convenient and saves them time."

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