Media Invite: Commonwealth Bank to Unveil World-First Mobile Payment App

By Commonwealth Bank Of Australia, PRNE
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

SYDNEY, October 21, 2011 -

This coming Tuesday, Oct 25th at 10:00 (AEDT), the Commonwealth Bank of Australia will be unveiling a world-first mobile app that marks a significant change to the way their customers can pay. This app will combine a number of payment types, with more details to be announced.

Media are invited to witness the launch via a web streamed press conference taking place at: The site will not be live until 10:00 AEDT on October 25th.

Speaking at the press conference are:

Michael Harte, Chief Information Officer, Commonwealth Bank
Andy Lark, Chief Marketing and Online Officer, Commonwealth Bank
David Lindberg, Executive General Manager Cards Payments and Retail Strategy, Commonwealth Bank
Adam Bennett, Chief Information Officer of Retail and Business Banking, Commonwealth Bank

Interviews with spokespeople are available on a request basis and should be directed to Alex Waldron on +61-404-196-206 or

Dates and times around the world for this announcement are:

Los Angeles/San Francisco: 16:00 (Monday 24th)
New York: 19:00 (Monday 24th)
London: 00:00 midnight (Monday 24th to Tuesday 25th)
Paris: 01:00 (Tuesday 25th)
Bangkok: 06:00 (Tuesday 25th)
Hong Kong: 07:00 (Tuesday 25th)
Tokyo: 08:00 (Tuesday 25th)


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