Siam Commercial Bank, Ripple to launch app for instant cross-border payments
The app, dubbed SCB Easy, was demoed in December 2019 during Ripple’s annual customer event, Swell. The demo reportedly demonstrated its ability to send cross-border payments in seconds, Coin Telegraphsuggests.
Thailand-based SCB announced the service announced that people from abroad can transfer payment and receive money immediately, without the need for the customers to physically go to a bank branch, fill out complicated forms, and wait for payments to be received. Moreover, SCB is also working with Ripple to offer cross-border EMVCo QR payments, will allow the bank to offer customers micro-payment services in addition to remittances.