ATH Móvil money transfer service reaches 1 million users in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Electronic payment processor Evertec and its ATH debit network announced Monday that their ATH Móvil person-to-person money transfer service has reached one million users.
“Since it was launched four years ago, consumer acceptance of the service has been exceptional, growing at an accelerated pace and allowing more Puerto Ricans to handle payments and transfers in a more efficient and safe manner,” Sylvette Ramos, senior vice president of ATH in Evertec, announced the release.
ATH Móvil allows people to transfer money and pay businesses and is backed by more than 80 financial institutions. At the end of last year, Evertec announced it had integrated Siri and Apple Watch within its new features.
ATH Móvil users will be able to make donations to nonprofit organizations soon. the company announced.
“We recognize the great work that nonprofits do for the underserved communities. Therefore, we are going to add a new functionality so that people can make donations more easily and together we can continue to contribute to Puerto Rico’s recovery,” Gustavo Díaz, product manager of ATH in Evertec, said in the release.
In June, Evertec and ATH launched the commercial version of the app: ATH Móvil Business. Designed for small businesses, the app allows for payments in real time and has more than 6,000 active businesses.
Evertec also announced it will hold a contest shortly to celebrate the one million users milestone.