tech2 News StaffFeb 11, 2017 15:51:33 IST
Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM), the was launched in December last year and was only available for Android users. During the launch, it was said that it would be available for iOS users 10 January. While there were delays, the app has finally arrived on the Apple App store for download.
The BHIM app for iOS platform is said to be equipped with all the updated features available on BHIM’s Android version 1.2. Which means it includes Pay to Aadhaar Number, SPAM report, Customer Redressal Mechanism with drop down menu.
Mr. A. P. Hota, MD & CEO, NPCI said, “The BHIM App will now cater to almost 100 per cent smartphone users in the country with the launch on iOS platform. This will ensure wider acceptance for digital transactions among consumers across all sections. Though market share of iPhones is not very large in India, users of iPhone are high transacting customers. Therefore, it is a development of special significance as it will help to boost transaction volumes.”
The BHIM app is a simple and convenient utility that allows users to make cashless transactions across banks. It saw a surge in users with the servers going down briefly right after the launch. The app also reached the number 1 spot on Play store listings.
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