RBC Wallet now available: First Mobile Solution to provide Canadians with the Choice of Debit or Credit
The RBC Wallet, powered by RBC Secure Cloud
, is now available, enabling RBC Mobile clients to purchase goods and services with their RBC Interac Debit or Visa credit cards using their Bell Mobility Android smartphone.
"We are excited to bring the RBC Wallet to RBC and Bell Mobility clients," said Dave McKay, group head, Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC. "Our vision is for the RBC Wallet to work on all phones, with all carriers, and include value-added services and solutions - all safely secured in RBC Secure Cloud. As technology is rapidly changing, we chose a phased approach, enabling us to bring this exciting new technology to a portion of our clients right now, with many enhancements to follow."
The RBC Wallet powered by RBC Secure Cloud is currently available to RBC clients who have a Samsung Galaxy S III or Samsung Galaxy S4
, some of the most widely adopted Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled smartphones, operating on the Bell network
, and have an upgraded NFC-enabled SIM card.
The RBC Wallet offers added security and protection as client payment information, including card details, is stored virtually within RBC Secure Cloud and not on the phone. Furthermore, payments made with the RBC Wallet are protected by the RBC Online Banking Security Guarantee
. To download, visit the App Store, text "RBC" to 722722 or visit www.rbc.com/securecloud
. The RBC Wallet will be adding MasterCard and be available on more devices in the spring of 2014.