Huawei announces strategic cooperation with CIB Egypt to provide their Mobile banking app on AppGallery platform

Egypt,Cairo,5 March 2020: Huawei Consumer Business Group(CBG) announced its strategic partnership with Commercial International Bank (CIB), Egypt’s leading private sector bank, to provide the CIB Mobile Banking application on HUAWEI’s AppGallery platform, making it the first banking app on the AppGallery in Egypt.
HUAWEI AppGallery is one of the three best app stores in the world, which is available in over 170 countries/regions with 400 million monthly active users (MAUs), covering mainstream apps and services worldwide.
Huawei places privacy protection and cyber security as the top priorities in HUAWEI AppGallery, by deploying the highest level of verification to isolate and protect users’ sensitive data and privacy. Personally-sensitive information – such as biometric data – will never be processed outside the Huawei device, giving the user complete control over their personal data. HUAWEI AppGallery provides its customers with different necessary and multi-purpose applications, which comes on top of the banking sector. The company believes that this sector is one of the most important sectors that accompanies the digital transformation and enriches financial inclusion concept.
In this context, Peak Yin, vice president of Huawei Egypt, said, “We at Huawei are well aware of the technology role in helping and serving people, and therefore we are always keen to intensify our efforts towards developing our technologies through smart devices and services we provide. Accordingly, we recentlypresentedtheAppGallerytobeaneffectiveandusefulappsandservicesplatformforallHuawei’s users, and we’re keen on providing applications in various sectors that will facilitate our customers’ life, especially the main sectors that support enhancing the economy’s performance.”
He added: “Today we’re adding a new application in cooperation with one of the best banks operating in the Egyptian market, Commercial International Bank (CIB), we’re glad with this step that supports digital transformation and comes within the framework of the Egypt vision 2030 to support financial inclusion, considering it as an one-way passage to a sustainable economy.” He pointed out that this step is consideredasanewmilestoneinHuawei’sstrategytoupkeepdifferentvitalsectorsonitsplatformaiming at offering a unique experience for allusers.
“Weat Commercial International Bank(CIB),areenthusiasticaboutourstrategicpartnershipwithHuawei to includeourmobileapponHUAWEIAppGallery.WebelievethatHUAWEIAppGalleryisoneofthebest application platforms that users rely on, for having multiple categories of applications, which is more secured and trusted against any cyber threat of exploiting users’ data.”Mohamed Farag, Deputy Chief Operating Officer at CIBsaid.
Mohamed Farag added “We see that digital transformation in the banking sector is one of the most important pillars that must be supported because it is the main reason for the effectiveness of financial inclusion. By giving customers a simple, trusted and enjoyable experience that includes the right advice and support no matter when, where, and how they interact with the Bank We trust that our presence on
the Huawei AppGallery platform will enable us to increase our customer base and will provide them with ease of use anywhere and at any time to make the necessary banking transactions.”
Commercial International Bank (CIB) Mobile banking app has been consistently recognized and commended by the industry and one of the most downloaded app and among the highest rated financial appsinthemarket..Theapplicationintroducesimproved userexperience,throughasmoother and more enjoyablebankingexperienceandaddedfeaturessuchasfingerprintlogin,Inappregistration,managing beneficiaries and viewing investment funds which have a considerable impact; fulfilling the customers’ needs, and easing their move to digital platforms,, allowing customers to use their smartphones to monitor their finances and conduct transactions anywhere and any time,without the need of computers.
It’s worth mentioning that AppGallery is HUAWEI’s official Android Application store. It provides 360 protection”,ensuresthatallappsaretrustedandsafe,data privacy is certified by international standards,parental
control,greatandseamlessexperienceacrossHuaweiphones,tablets,smart screens,wearables, VR gadgets, and more thanks to the possibility of using one ID for all devices, andmore