NBP, NCR ink agreement for ATM expansion

NCR Corporation & National Bank of Pakistan singed a contract to install 150 ATMs nationwide in branches of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and expansion of its ATM network.

NBP will further strengthen its ATM network with this expansion across country and will have more than 500 branches with ATMs to facilitate its customers.

With increasing demands of customers for having alternate delivery channels, the management of NBP decided to increase ATMs within its branch network along with other value added services to the customers such as cash dispensing & deposit, funds transfer, bill payments, balance enquiry etc.

NBP has embarked upon technology up-gradation and modernization with implementation of Centralized Core Banking, Branch Connectivity to bring 1100 branches On-Line as well Contact Center for giving its Customers most modern banking services in addition to this ATM expansion program.

NCR was selected as the trusted vendor for providing these 150 ATMs which includes lobby style as well as through the wall ATMs. NCR ATMs are designed with state-of-art technology and are fully compliant to the latest international security requirements. NCR will be providing these ATMs from its latest NCR SelfServ series, which offers the highest quality, most fulfilling self-service customer experience.

Haider Wahab, Managing Director of NCR said that his company had the expertise

to successfully deliver such large project having handled some of the biggest projects of Pakistan.

NCR is supporting over 4,000 ATMs across Pakistan having offices and service centers in 17 cities to provide best in class support services across Pakistan".

Mahmood Sidddique, Chief Information Officer, NBP will continue to invest in technology so as to keep abreast of the latest trends impacting the banking industry".

He added that customer services remains our key objective and with increasing competition, customer demands & rapid technological advancements.