BROOKFIELD, Wis. - MetLife Inc. announced it has picked Fiserv Inc. to provide the technological framework for MetLife's proposed Internet bank.

Fiserv has set up Internet applications for Britain's second-largest mortgage bank, Abbey National PLC, and Toronto-based Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. MetLife announced a deal in August to buy $80 million-asset Grand Bank of Kingston, N.J., which has one branch. MetLife plans to use the bank, which would be renamed MetLife Bank, as a springboard to offer financial services to its 11 million policyholders nationwide.

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