Barclays today (Thursday 16 February) launches Europe’s first person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers.
No more excuses that you haven’t any money on you to pay your mate his tenner back! Just dial his mobile number and make a payment then and there….
Barclays Pingit allows users to receive and send money, for free, to anyone with a UK current account and UK mobile phone number, simply by using that mobile number, without the need to share bank details.
The Barclays Pingit service will be available to current account customers of all UK banks and building societies, not just those with Barclays current accounts. At launch, only Barclays current account customers will be able to send money via the app, but all current account customers (UK residents and over 18), will be able to register online to receive money. The app will be available…
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