Fifth Third’s one of the latest banks to dip its toes in mobile banking game, and like most mobile banking adopters is notifying its customers by alerting them.

The bank, which launched its mobile banking operation about two months ago, has hired VeriSign Messaging and Mobile Media to provide SMS mobile banking alert services to the bank’s 1.3 million online banking customers. The alerts will inform customers of statement availability, payment due notices and thresholds such as when account balances fall under or rise over a certain amount.

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