Alior Bank and T-Mobile enter cooperation agreement
December 13, 2013
Alior Bank and one of Poland's four major mobile operators T-Mobile signed a cooperation agreement, according to which the telco will act as a sales agent for the bank, Alior said in a market filing.
The cooperation agreement pertains to "preparation of a complex offer of products and banking services and ensuring access to them by several channels under the T-Mobile brand," the filing reads.
Alior bank wants to attract a substantial number of the telco's 16 mln clients, equip them and existing holders of Alior Sync bank accounts with state-of-the-art technology in internet banking and to offer unique products combining the advantages of cooperation between a bank and a telecom.
The bank advertizes the deal as "one of the first such large and comprehensive projects of cooperation between a bank and a telco in Europe."