The company has offered an online banking service for over ten years and boasts over three million users. From today iPhone and iPod Touch using customers will be able to access the firm's site and internet bank in the same way as they can from their home PC.
Mik Hodsdon, Nationwide divisional director, said, " Being able to manage your finances from your mobile phone or iPod could not be easier, and as hardly any online banks are currently able to offer access through these devices, I am pleased to be able to tell our customers that they are able to get online straight away."
Nationwide research said that over a third (37%) of adults in the UK use internet banking and, of these, over two-thirds (67%) log on at least once a week. More than two-thirds (68%) of all internet bank users manage at least half of their personal finances on the internet, while 9% of men and 6% of women check their internet bank every day.