Barclays adds features to Pingit

British bank Barclays has launched two features within its mobile banking app Pingit, which it launched in February last year. Using the service, retailers can offer their customers two new ways to pay via their mobile.

Barclays launches mobile money transfer service in UK

Barclays bank jumped aboard the mobile money bandwagon this week with a person-to-person service for sending and receiving money using mobile phone numbers. The service, called Pingit, allows users to transfer money, for free, to anyone with a UK current account and UK mobile phone number, with no need to share bank details.