TV banking for UB customers
Union Bank and SLT PEO TV entered in to a partnership in providing TV
banking for the first time for the Union Bank customers in the country.
The launch of banking service for Union Bank customers using TV as an
interface marks a revolutionary breakthrough where Internet Protocol
Television (IPTV) technology too was introduced by SLT PEO TV. The
facility will provide additional capabilities to further functionality
capacity and change the way we do banking. SLT, the flagship telecom
provider and initiative by the PEO TV which provides a host of services
turns a new page in the TV industry.
Sri Lanka Telecom has turned a new leaf in the Pay Television
industry with PEO TV and its unique features. With this pioneering
initiative, banking services will be revolutionized adding value to
banks and their customers.
SLT’s plan to increase the PEO TV subscriber base by end 2012 with “i
Sri Lanka” which has already demonstrated significant success, SLT CEO
Greg Young said. The fixed line network is going through significant
transformation and this fiber infrastructure development will negate the
current broad band restriction allowing each Magaline household to
access up to 20 MBPS bandwidth and bring this revolutionary service to
our fixed Megaline customers, he said.
“The interactive TV experience will take the customers to the next
level and we are ready to unleash more futuristic services,” SLT PEO TV
and SLT Rainbow Pages CEO Malraj Balapitiya said.
We will not restrict ourselves to provide channels and infotainment
content, but will continue to be the ‘first to offer the best’ to
customer’s home TV screen. The TV banking is the first of its kind land
mark product to enable access to banking facilities through TV. The
Union Bank to differentiate from the rest in the banking sector with
this novel banking portal that facilitates online banking services, he
Union Bank the pioneers in the Information Technology led banking
industry by introducing internet banking to the country has gone beyond
with this service. The facility was researched, developed and tested by
local talents, Union Bank of Colombo PLC Director/ CEO Anil Amarasuriya
“We are proud to have been the pioneering partner in this
groundbreaking initiative. This service offer customers unmatched
convenience and we anticipate that it will prove to be extremely
popular. PEO TV shares Union Bank’s vision of a nation in which people
have many options and conveniences available to them, making their lives
easier," he said.