BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today expanded its growing stable of mobile banking apps with the launch of native applications for the Windows Phone platform and Kindle Fire tablet.
The bank remains committed to providing native applications for the most popular mobile platforms, allowing users to enjoy a mobile banking experience that is consistent with their chosen devices. BBVA Compass currently provides mobile banking apps for iPhone® and iPad® mobile digital devices, BlackBerry® devices and the Android™ mobile digital platform.
"This is part of our ongoing commitment to create a seamless customer experience," said Alex Carriles, executive vice president and director of Mobile Strategy and Retail Innovation at BBVA Compass. "With apps customized for each device, we can provide the most robust user experience possible and offer access to banking services wherever and whenever is most convenient for our customers."
Both new apps leverage the devices' specific user experience to offer access to such mobile banking features as bill pay, account transfers, review balances and even see images of paid checks. Initial consumer reaction to both applications has been positive, with most users indicating excitement for having an app for their chosen device.
"We expect to see mobile devices such as the Kindle Fire becoming favorites during the holidays, so we are pleased to able to introduce these two additional apps to satisfy our customers," Carriles said.
To download the free BBVA Compass Windows Phone application, visit the Windows Phone Store™ or text the word "Windows" to 4BBVA (42282) and for the Kindle Fire mobile banking application, visit the Amazon Appstore™ and search for BBVA Compass.
For more information on additional BBVA Compass mobile banking applications, visit www.bbvacompass.com/go/mobile. Kindle Fire™ and Amazon Appstore™ are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Windows Phone™ is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. iPhone® and iPad® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. BlackBerry® is a trademark of Research in Motion Limited Corporation Canada. Android™ is a trademark of Google, Inc.
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About BBVA Group
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its diversified business is geared to high-growth markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA ranks among the leading eurozone banks in terms of ROE and efficiency. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The group is present in the main sustainability indexes.
About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates more than 710 branches, including 371 in Texas, 93 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 65 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 21 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading Small Business Administration lenders and was named retail bank "Brand of the Year" by a Harris Poll EquiTrend® study in 2011. Additional information concerning BBVA Compass can be found on our website, www.bbvacompass.com.
Editor's Note: BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank. Compass Bank, member FDIC.
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