du onboards Finance House on UAE’s first Blockchain-powered Bank Trust Network

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in partnership with Avanza Innovations has built the UAE’s first document exchange platform on its Blockchain Platform as a Service (BPaaS), named the ‘Bank Trust Network’.

The new initiative is in line with the inspiring visions of the UAE and Dubai leadership, Bank Trust Network will enable paperless exchange of information between banking institutions and their beneficiaries, increasing banks’ efficiency, reducing fraud risks, making customer experience digital, and reducing damage to the environment by excessive use of paper.

Farid Faraidooni, Deputy CEO – Enterprise Solutions, EITC, said “With the development of the Bank Trust Network, we are proud to once again reinforce our commitment towards industry-defining product innovation that is in line with the digital transformation blockchain strategies and visions of the UAE leadership. We are adamant this BPaaS solution will redefine our customers’ digital transformation journeys and we will continue working alongside our customers and with all our partners in order to explore this technology’s immense benefits and potential.”

du revealed that Finance House, a leading financial institution has been on-boarded as the first customer on Bank Trust Network to showcase the buyout process between Finance House and other banks. The solution will facilitate the entire buyout process by issuing the liability and clearance letters in a trusted, tamper proof platform.

Wael Elsayed Ibrahim, Group Chief Operating Officer, Finance House, said “At Finance House, we are continuously on the hunt for transformative solutions that enable us to optimise our financial products and the digital roadmap of our organisation. By signing as the first Bank Trust Network partner, we believe this optimal BPaaS solution will enable Finance House to provide enriched and seamless financial solutions for clients. We are proud to be part of this innovative blockchain ecosystem and to be partnering with a leading technology enabler like du to champion reliable digital solutions to enrich the UAE’s future progress.”