Last November, Diebold began installing approximately 200 of its innovative Opteva ATMs in BBL bank branches and retail stores throughout Thailand. BBL will continue with these large-scale installations every month in 2008 until a total of 1,200 terminals are deployed.
Diebold and BBL developed a relationship nearly a decade ago, when BBL allowed Diebold to maintain some 600 ATMs and subsequently ordered more than 4,000 terminals to serve its growing customer base. BBL offers a full range of business, investment and personal banking services, with more than 800 branches, 4,400 ATMs and approximately 700 cash deposit machines.
âWeâre excited to provide our customers with the most secure and convenient self-service technology on the market,â said Khun Teera Aphaiwong, senior executive vice president, BBL. âWeâre confident that Opteva will attract even more customers eager to use Dieboldâs advanced technology.â
The entire Opteva family of ATMs includes state-of-the-art processors that provide unsurpassed transaction speed. Powered by Agilis, Dieboldâs high-performance software, Opteva can interface with multiple-vendor products and decrease the need for back-end support while protecting investments in legacy systems.
Also, Dieboldâs extensive consumer research resulted in Optevaâs unmatched usability, integrated design and unique functionality, and is also responsible for more than 100,000 units being sold in some 90 countries since its launch in 2003.
âBBLâs investment in Opteva will significantly improve the advanced functionality of its ATM network,â said James L.M. Chen, senior vice president, Diebold Europe, Middle East and Africa/Asia Pacific (EMEA/AP) divisions. âCustomers will realize and appreciate the value of banking on the marketâs most secure and convenient self-service technology.â