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    Using card from overseas, pin must be max 4 digits?

    Hello, I am planning to work from overseas (europe) and found that to use a card the pin must be 4 digits max (in some countries there). I have a FNB account & card which uses 4 pins so all good there.......problem is I get paid in my Standard Bank account and today they told me one can use...
  2. Jan

    Scammer behind R100-million university BEC attack skips country after Hawks release him

    Hawks release scammer behind R100-million university hack — promptly flees country The mastermind behind the scam that almost stole R100 million from the University of Mpumalanga has fled the country after he was released by the Hawks.
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Standard Bank app giving users login headaches

    Standard Bank app giving users login headaches Several Standard Bank customers reported issues logging into the bank’s mobile app on Wednesday afternoon. The problem appears to be with the bank’s authentication system for mobile logins, including facial, fingerprint, and PIN recognition...
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    I need my refund From RainSA

    I've been using Rain's unlimited 5G Router for a couple of months, until it started connecting only when it felt like it , I'm WFH therefore I could not afford downtime so I end up having to spend more money for a different network so I can work whilst Rain still deducts full amount yet no...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Standard Bank closing airport lounge

    Standard Bank shutting down one of its airport lounges Standard Bank has announced it will close its Café Blue Lounge at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg next month. In a notice sent to customers, the bank said the closure was due to the Covid-19 pandemic's unprecedented...
  6. Jan

    Standard Bank app downtime

    Standard Bank mobile app offline Standard Bank’s mobile banking app is currently unavailable for some users, the bank’s official service status page shows. At 8:07 on Tuesday morning, the bank confirmed it had identified issues with transacting on the app, with some account tiles not available.
  7. Jan

    Standard Bank launches subsidised fixed LTE services, powered by MTN

    Standard Bank launches LTE from R69 per month Standard Bank launched fixed LTE broadband services for its clients on Wednesday, powered by the MTN network. "Fixed LTE allows for a data connection without the physical fibre infrastructure but still offers the benefit of a high-speed data...
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    Best SA bank while temporarily overseas?

    Any suggestions on the best SA bank for if you need a SA bank account but are also going overseas for 3-6 months at a time? I will be heading overseas soon but still need to keep my SA bank account for salary payments to go into and out of. I'll be overseas for 3-6 months and will be getting a...
  9. Jan

    Saswitch fees cancelled until 30 September

    Cross-bank ATM fees cancelled Bank clients in South Africa will not be charged for making withdrawals from ATMs that do not belong to their own bank from 1 August. The fee waiver will remain effective for two months, ending 30 September.
  10. Jan

    Goldman Sachs banking on big post-pandemic profits in South Africa

    Goldman Sachs muscling in on South African banks for post-pandemic profits Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s dash for post-pandemic profits in South Africa is putting it on a collision course with the country’s biggest banks. Already a top trader of South African government bonds, Goldman is ramping...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Standard Bank launches services status page

    Standard Bank launches services status page Standard Bank has launched a service status website which aims to help its customers stay up to date on the status of its banking services and features. The portal provides an overview of the real-time states of the bank's online and mobile banking...
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    MTN taps Citi and Standard Bank for South African tower deal

    MTN hires Citi and Standard Bank for South African tower deal MTN Group Ltd. appointed Citigroup Inc. and Standard Bank Group Ltd. to advise on a sale and lease back of some of the carrier’s South African telecom towers, according to people familiar with the matter. Africa’s largest...
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    Ways to yse credit card to transfer money?

    Are there any ways to use a credit card to make transfers to another bank account. Obviously EFTs are possible but im looking for a way to not do EFTs on the credit card. My initial thought was to generate a QR code (via snapscan, zapper or Fnb speedpoint) and then just make card payments to...
  14. J

    Standard Bank vs FNB vs Absa vs Nedbank vs Capitec - Entry-level bank accounts compared

    Standard Bank vs FNB vs Absa vs Nedbank vs Capitec - Entry-level bank accounts compared Traditional banks in South Africa have continued to evolve to meet the demands of consumers in the country, an increasing number of whom are opting for cashless payments and mobile banking. App-based and...
  15. callvm

    Best bank for fast international payments?

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    New features for Standard Bank mobile app

    New features for Standard Bank mobile app Standard Bank has made several improvements to its mobile banking app. According to the bank, the updated version will allow customers to perform more banking functions online.
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    Standard Bank banking app downtime

    Standard Bank banking app downtime Standard Bank customers are experiencing issues using online banking services. The Standard Bank banking app is also affected by this service outage.
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    Standard Bank MyMo

    Has anyone tried Standard Bank MyMo? If yes, please tell me about your experience and all-round feel of the bank and offering. I am leaning towards giving Standard Bank a try as I’ve been disappointed by almost all the others. How does the MyMo offering compare to for example the TymeBank...
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    What bank?

    I am sick and tired of bad service from banks and having to put up with issue after issue that cannot be resolved easily due to incompetence. I’m almost convinced the one is as bad as the other. Therefore I want to find out what banks (according to you guys - the experts - on here) is the...
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    Standard Bank Internet banking problems

    Standard Bank Internet banking problems Standard Bank has stated that a number of its online services are currently offline due to technical issues. In a statement released on its official Twitter page on Thursday 24 October, the bank said that customers may find it difficult to log into the...