ADVERTISEMENT

Postal cheque payment app usage nearly triples

Figures

Photo by Shutterstock.com

A mobile application that can be used to scan and pay postal cheques was used more than 8 million times last year, close to triple the number in 2019, state-owned postal company Magyar Posta, which developed the app, said on Wednesday.

The app, called iCsekk, was used to pay almost HUF 80 billion of bills, Magyar Posta said, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Magyar Posta attributed the increase in the app's popularity to upgrades in the course of the year as well as changed consumer habits because of the pandemic.

ADVERTISEMENT

Fiscal, monetary policy partnership needed to rein in CPI - ... Analysis

Fiscal, monetary policy partnership needed to rein in CPI - ...

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor... Parliament

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor...

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead Appointments

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead

FAO–Food Bank convoy delivers food to those in need City

FAO–Food Bank convoy delivers food to those in need

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.