Citibank in the UK is luring new premium account holders with the promise of a free broadband connection and account with national ISP Freeserve.
The offer, which runs until 28 February 2003, gives new Citibank users a free broadband modem worth £84.99 plus a free broadband connection worth £65.00. The only charge after that is the £27.99 monthly subscription fee for Freeserve Broadband.
Freeserve's high-speed broadband connection is up to ten times faster than conventional dial-up and provides unmetered round-the-clock Internet access.
Sanjeeb Chaudhuri, group managing director, Citibank global consumer bank, comments: "Citibank is always looking for ways to introduce new technologies that are a win for the customer and for the bank. We were the first to launch PC banking in the UK, and most recently, we introduced account aggregation to the UK."