Sovereign | Santander Launches Mobile App For On-The-Go Banking

May 17, 2013, 09:45 ET from Sovereign Bank

BOSTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Bank, N.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Santander Holdings USA, Inc., has launched a new consumer banking application bringing mobile banking services to their customers' Apple and Android devices.

Using the Sovereign Bank Mobile App gives customers on-the-go access to:

  • Account balances and activity including deposits, withdrawals and interest accrued
  • Transfers between accounts
  • BillPay functions such as scheduling recurring and one-time payments or checking payment status
  • ATM/branch locator
  • One-touch customer service

"Delivering great banking products and services is our top priority.  We believe the intuitive interface and convenient features specific to the Sovereign Bank Mobile App will really be appreciated by our customers," said Nuno Matos, managing director of Retail Banking. "And this is just the beginning.  We're committed to continually enhancing the app's features and functionality in order to meet the changing preferences of banking consumers."

Customers can download the free app to their iPhones and iPads from the Apple App Store or to their Android devices from the Google Play Store.

To take advantage of all the features associated with the app, customers must first enroll in Sovereign Bank's Online Banking with BillPay. Once enrolled, they can securely access their accounts using the same credentials as their Online Banking access. The Sovereign Bank "Online Banking Guarantee" extends to the mobile app for assured protection.

For more information or to enroll, please visit

About Sovereign Bank

Sovereign Bank, N.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Santander Holdings USA, is among the top 25 banks in the United States, with principal presence in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. Sovereign Bank is focused on serving the needs of its customers by providing high quality service and a range of comprehensive financial solutions through its 718 branches, 2,260 ATMs and nearly 8,900 team members. For more information about Sovereign Bank, visit or call 877-768-2265. Member FDIC.

About Santander Holdings USA

Santander Holdings USA, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Banco Santander, S.A., and parent company of Sovereign Bank, N.A. Banco Santander is a retail and commercial global bank, with a presence in 10 main markets: U.S., Germany, UK, Poland, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Spain and Portugal. Founded in 1857, Santander has more than 102 million customers, approximately 14,689 branches – more than any other international bank – and 189,858 employees. Santander was recently recognized as the Best Global Bank in 2012 by Euromoney magazine. For more information on Santander, visit


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