New Delhi: State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday (October 8) announced that many of its internet banking services will no longer be available on October 9 and October 11. The largest state-owned bank said that for a few hours, customers will not be able to use the bank’s internet banking and other services like YONO, YONO Lite and UPI.
SBI customers will not be able to use the services mentioned above for a total of 120 minutes on Saturday (October 9) and Sunday (October 10). In a tweet, SBI said, “We request our esteemed customers to stay with us as we strive to provide a superior banking experience.”
“We will carry out maintenance activities from 00:20 hrs to 02.20 on 9 October 2021 (120 mins) and 23:20 hrs on 10 October 2021 to 1.20 hrs on 11 October (120 mins). Internet Banking / YONO / YONO Lite / UPI will not be available during this period. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused and request you to stay with us,” the state-owned lender said.
This is not the first time that SBI has announced temporary unavailability of its internet banking services. Over the past few months, the bank has taken a break to improve its digital banking services. Temporary interruptions also help the bank to make internet banking more secure for the users. Read also: From finding free ways to contact friends to President, Product at Zoom – The Journey of Velchami Sankarlingam
In India, SBI operates the largest banking network across the country with over 22,000 branches and over 57,000 AMTs. The bank has more than 85 million net banking customers as on 31st December 2020. Read also: Ola Electric raises $200 million at a valuation of over $5 billion: Report