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UAE Exchange joins Nokia to launch new mobile application, exclusively for Nokia Lumia and Nokia Asha smart phones

Wednesday, 23 October 2013
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The mobile application will be running exclusively on all Nokia smart phones, including Lumia devices with Windows Phone 8 and Nokia Asha Full Touch devices. Currently the application enables information retrieval; the forthcoming versions will have transaction features as well.

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Browse away for exchange rates and interesting offers on smart phones now. The trusted remittance brand, UAE Exchange, in association with Nokia, the mobile phone solutions provider, and Asgatech, technology partner of the remittance major, has recently launched its exclusive mobile application that enables customers to get information on the latest exchange rates, offers and updates from their region right on their phones. It is integrated with NokiaÔÇÖs HERE maps and HERE Drive. Users of the app will also be able to find branches on the map and use the voice-guided navigation that comes on Nokia Lumia smart phones. This will be available across all locations, where UAE Exchange has operations. The app is built for Windows Phone and Nokia Asha Full Touch platform. Currently it is meant for information retrieval purposes. Transactional features shall be included in the subsequent versions of the app.


Mr. Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO ÔÇö Global Operations, UAE Exchange, said, ÔÇ£UAE Exchange has always been a trendsetter and a thought leader in the remittance and foreign exchange industry. We are in a transitional period, where the evolution of technology in the telecommunication industry is taking place so rapidly, that every other person has a smart phone, which is a multi-activity device today. Through this initiative of going mobile, we have reached another milestone in our efforts to be easily accessible to our customers. We are glad that we partnered with Nokia to make this dream, a reality. We are working on improving the app with transactional features, which will enable our customers to send money right from their phones.ÔÇØ


Mr. Praveen Prabhakaran, Head of Developer Experience ÔÇö MENA, Nokia, said, ÔÇ£We are indeed very happy to partner with UAE Exchange, which is known for its innovative edge and technology leadership. Our shared vision to bring the best services and innovation to our consumers was instrumental in bringing this project to life. We look forward to further innovate together and continue spearheading unique mobile services and apps that will delight our consumers in the region.ÔÇØ


UAE Exchange always aims to get closer to its customers, giving them a bit more than before. Its strong in-house technology team develops cutting edge solutions, which sets a trend and brings in new standards, maintaining seamless connectivity between systems and processes. It doesnÔÇÖt compromise on speed, quality, and reliability of services like MyBranch ÔÇö the unmanned electronic channel through which customers can make their transactions, independently; FLASHremit ÔÇö the facility for instant bank transfers; and Smart Pay payroll solution, with its feature-rich portal, , which enables clients to upload and track salary payments online. Not to forget its electronic payroll card, powered by MasterCard, which further enhances the convenience of the employees of Smart Pay clients. UAE Exchange has ensured that it leveraged innovation and speed of technology to give its customers a great experience.


The techno-savvy brand is also known for its excellent customer service and widest network among remittance brands with over 700 branches in 30 countries across five continents. It serves over six million customers, worldwide. Strong correspondent relationship with over 150 global banks further adds to the might. Customers can walk in to the nearest one to address their multiple financial requirements viz. money transfers, currency exchange, bill payments, salary collection and more, under one roof. Its penchant for quality has won UAE Exchange many awards and earned the trust of customers, partners and regulators alike, thus helping it to get the acclaim of the WorldÔÇÖs Trusted Money Transferrer.


For more information, visit www.uaeexchange.com


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