BBVA Compass Expands Its Mobile Banking Apps To Include Kindle Fire™ And
-- Graphically rich app helps customers better manage their finances
-- BBVA Compass continues to grow its already extensive native apps base
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 20, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today expanded
its growing stable of mobile banking apps with the launch of native
applications for the Windows Phone platform and Kindle Fire tablet.
The bank remains committed to providing native applications for the most
popular mobile platforms, allowing users to enjoy a mobile banking experience
that is consistent with their chosen devices. BBVA Compass currently provides
mobile banking apps for iPhone® and iPad® mobile digital devices, BlackBerry®
devices and the Android™ mobile digital platform.
"This is part of our ongoing commitment to create a seamless customer
experience," said Alex Carriles, executive vice president and director of
Mobile Strategy and Retail Innovation at BBVA Compass. "With apps customized
for each device, we can provide the most robust user experience possible and
offer access to banking services wherever and whenever is most convenient for
Both new apps leverage the devices' specific user experience to offer access
to such mobile banking features as bill pay, account transfers, review
balances and even see images of paid checks. Initial consumer reaction to both
applications has been positive, with most users indicating excitement for
having an app for their chosen device.
"We expect to see mobile devices such as the Kindle Fire becoming favorites
during the holidays, so we are pleased to able to introduce these two
additional apps to satisfy our customers," Carriles said.
To download the free BBVA Compass Windows Phone application, visit the Windows
Phone Store™ or text the word "Windows" to 4BBVA (42282) and for the Kindle
Fire mobile banking application, visitthe Amazon Appstore™ and search for
For more information on additional BBVA Compass mobile banking applications,
visit www.bbvacompass.com/go/mobile. Kindle Fire™ and Amazon Appstore™ are
trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Windows Phone™ is a
trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
iPhone® and iPad® are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. BlackBerry^® is a
trademark of Research in Motion Limited Corporation Canada.Android™ is a
trademark of Google, Inc.
For more BBVA Compass news visit: http://www.bbvacompass.com
About BBVA Group
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857.
The group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution
in Mexico and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region
of the United States. Its diversified business is geared to high-growth
markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage.
BBVA ranks among the leading eurozone banks in terms of ROE and efficiency.
Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters
financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and
culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and
applies the best practices. The group is present in the main sustainability
About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates more than
710 branches, including 371 in Texas, 93 in Alabama, 78 in Arizona, 65 in
California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 21 in New Mexico. BBVA Compass
ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market
share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and
Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading Small
Business Administration lenders and was named retail bank "Brand of the Year"
by a Harris Poll EquiTrend^® study in 2011. Additional information concerning
BBVA Compass can be found on our website, www.bbvacompass.com.
Editor's Note: BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank. Compass Bank,
SOURCE BBVA Compass
Contact: Lori Moore, Corporate Communications, +1-713-831-5623,
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