The Westpac Bank of Tonga has launched a new mobile phone banking service in Nukualofa.
The new service allows registered customers to perform select banking transactions from their mobile phones.
Matangi Tonga reports the Westpac Bank of Tonga General Manager, Paul Wilkinson, saying that the service is free, and can be accessed by both mobile providers UCall and Digicel mobile phones subscribers.
However, customers must register first with the bank to receive the access details.
Services made available under the mobile banking system includes checking account balance, transfer funds between Westpac accounts, view recent transactions, order a statement, cheque book order or report a card lost or stolen.