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There have been a lot of queries and discussions on Talking Point and Twitter about whether or not first direct have or are planning to have an iPhone App.  We can confirm that, whilst customers can't download a first direct App from the Apple store, we do have a version of our internet banking site which can be more easily viewed on the iPhone.


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As the UK awaits the long-anticipated release of the iPhone, first direct has become the first bank to adapt its online banking to work seamlessly with Apple's latest offering ahead of its November release. The direct bank - already the pioneer of text message banking and mobile phone banking...


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Research finds over one in-ten have four or more mobiles There are now more mobile phones than people in the UK, according to research released today by first direct. The country's 45 million adults share almost 70 million mobile SIM cards (phone numbers) and over 71 million handsets - an average of 2.5 mobiles per adult in the UK today.


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Francis Sullivan, HSBC Adviser on the Environment, Tom Riordan, CEO Yorkshire Forward and Chris Pilling, CEO first direct opening solar panels at first direct Leeds. Related press release: /press/release/first_direct_installs_solar_pa


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first direct, the UK's most recommended bank*, is joining forces with mobile phone network 3 to pioneer the future of mobile phone banking. For the first time in Britain, consumers will be able to 'video call' their bank from their mobile phone. first direct's customer representatives, famous for giving the best service in the business...


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HSBC and first direct have become the first banks to offer customers the next generation of mobile phone banking through MONILINK, a new UK mobile banking platform developed by the UK's cash machine network, LINK and its joint venture partner Monitise. The banks are now inviting customers to sign up for 'on demand'...


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HSBC and first direct will be the first banks to offer customers the next generation of mobile phone banking later this year when their services go live on the MONILINK network, a new UK mobile banking platform from the UK's cash machine network, LINK. For the first time, consumers will be able to get 'on demand'...


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first direct, the first bank in the UK to introduce text message banking, has just sent its 100 millionth text. Since it launched this free service back in 1999, first direct rec...s texting has helped save customers £32 million by alerting them if their current account balance gets too low...


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It seems there is nowhere Britons won’t take a call, with one in five happy to chat even while on a date, according to research by first direct, provider of the UK’s largest text message banking service. A quarter of the country’s 38 million mobile users spend more than an hour a day on their phone...


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first direct, the telephone and internet bank, is now the UK's largest text message bank. It has reached another milestone in signing up its 300,000th customer for its mobile phone banking service. One in eight new customers cite the mobile phone banking service as their reason for choosing first direct.


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