Jamaica To Get New Banking App

 CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced the launch of a mobile banking app in Jamaica which can be accessed from android, Apple and Blackberry devices.With increased mobile penetration across the country from 35% to 48% from 2015, banks in Jamaica have recently improved their level of digital banking adoption, for the three million phones in use across the island.Trevor Torzsas, managing director of Customer Relationship Management and Strategy at CIBC FirstCaribbean, has said that the new app they have launched is just one of “a series of innovations” that will improve the way people bank across the island.Meanwhile, finance group NCB is looking to get approval from the Bank of Jamaica in order to set up a digital wallet, demonstrating how the country is moving forward with online banking.