First on the market: Banking application for Apple Watch from Komerční banka

All Press Releases Thursday, 2/4/2016

Prague, 4 February 2016 – At the very same time when Apple Watch is launched on the Czech market, their users have an opportunity to install a new banking application from Komerční banka in them. The application features functionalities such as displaying the current balance in an account, showing the most recent transactions and finding the nearest ATM. The clients themselves decide on additional functionalities.

“The application for Apple Watch supplements our range of innovations that follows up on Touch ID and 3D Touch launched last year. This year, our clients can again look forward to breakthrough solutions in direct banking and also in mobile payments,” said Mojmír Prokop, Deputy Executive Director for Marketing and Communication at Komerční banka.

Komerční banka will gradually broaden the basic range of functionalities for the Apple Watch application. The bank will collect suggestions and feedback from clients primarily over Twitter and Facebook with the #kbwatch hash tag. The application will be expanded to include the most interesting ideas.

The application for Apple Watch is operable after installing Mobilní banka in iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6plus, 6s or 6s plus handsets with the latest version of iOS 9.2. The watches must have Watch OS 2.0 and higher. The application in watches is activated in Mobilní banka following login, the Apple Watch item (the client selects a specific account and confirms the selection by a password). The application is available from App Store free of charge.