In keeping with its promise to make financial services easy
and accessible to its teeming customers, Keystone Bank Limited on Monday July
31, 2017 launched another innovative mobile channel enabled by dialing *533#
within Nigeria.
​Keystone Bank launches *533# Convenient Banking Platform

According to the bank’s Divisional Head, E-Business
Channels, Mr. Ernest Obi, the *533# Unstructured Supplementary Service Data
(USSD) banking solution will enable Keystone Bank customers to conveniently
perform third party transfers to both Keystone Bank and other bank account
holders in Nigeria, open Keystone Bank accounts, buy airtime, pay bills and
access a mini statement such as balance enquiry using their mobile phones
without necessarily having internet data or airtime.
​Keystone Bank launches *533# Convenient Banking Platform
“The Keystone Bank
*533# USSD application is a convenient, reliable, fast, secure, and affordable
way to access your Keystone bank account 24/7 through mobile phones without
internet data. It works on all phone types.
“To initiate transfers
to a Keystone Bank account and beneficiaries in other banks, simply dial
*533*Amount*NUBAN Account No# from the mobile number registered with the bank.
Also, you can top-up your airtime by dial *533*Amount# and third-party top-up
can be done by dialing *533*Amount*Phone number#. Customers will then require
the four digits PIN created at registration to authenticate each transaction”.
Obi noted.
​Keystone Bank launches *533# Convenient Banking Platform
In his remarks, Keystone Bank’s Acting Managing
Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hafiz Bakare, stated: “Following the successful divestment of
AMCON’s shareholding in Keystone Bank which culminated in the change in
ownership and management, the bank has witnessed series of positive
“The *533# product is
Keystone Bank’s solution to facilitate customers’ access to their accounts at
anytime of the day. Our *533# makes it possible for a Keystone Bank account to
be viewed and transacted upon using any type of functional phone.
 “The launch of this product demonstrates our culture of service
excellence, strengthening the emotional bond with our existing customers while
reinforcing the Keystone brand as one to be associated with by the entire
banking public.
 “Our internet banking is accessible on any
internet enabled device while our mobile app is available on the Blackberry,
Apple and Android stores. These services are enjoyed by the about 90 Million
internet users in the country (according to the Nigerian Communications
Commission, NCC) representing almost 50% penetration of the population.”
​Keystone Bank launches *533# Convenient Banking Platform
The bank’s Chief further disclosed that the lender will
definitely witness more landmark events which would be communicated when it is
auspicious as it moves ahead with its transition. He stressed the importance of
remaining focused whilst relying on communication through proper channels as
the transition progresses and the Bank awaits CBN approval of the full
complement of a substantive board and management.
Keystone Bank is a technology and service-driven commercial
bank offering convenient and reliable solutions to its customers.


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