FNB has announced it has started selling smart device accessories, a move that will add to speculation which the bank has dreams on becoming a mobile online network operator (MVNO).
FNB, that has 7 dotFNB divisions positioned inside 3 provinces, states its accessory providing involves a range of covers, screen protectors, chargers, plus WiFi routers which is chosen inside combination with all the FNB Connect information providing for clients that have ADSL lines.
Industry speculation suggests that FNB is inside discussions with Cell C to become an MVNO with all the aim of providing a range of mobile items to its banking clients.
Earlier this month, FNB mentioned its had available over 175,000 smart equipment since October 2011.
“dotFNB serves because the room where the FNB digital ecosystem becomes real. Customers may today bank, get tutorials found on the utilize of FNB digital banking channels, purchase smart equipment as well as the accessories to match,” mentioned Kim Gibson-Van der Walt, head of dotFNB.
The bank noted which the marketplace for mobile device accessories are set to reach US$84.6 billion by the year 2018, because smart equipment become more attainable.