Apple Pay launched in Ukraine today. Owners of Apple devices in the country this morning found that they could add credit cards to the mobile payment system, including MasterCard and Visa (via Tehnot).
Ukraine’s finance minister Oleksandr Danyliuk took to Facebook to herald the launch, which initially supports cards issued by the country’s nationalized PrivatBank, with Oschadbank expected to follow soon.
Apple Pay заработал в Украине. Поддерживаются карты ПриватБанка VISA и MasterCard pic.twitter.com/Ofx2bYDvC2
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During the company’s May earnings [...]
Offenbar führt Apple Gespräche mit mehreren polnischen Banken, um seinen Bezahldienst im Land demnächst zu starten. Tests
Apple is planning to expand Apple Pay to Norway, Poland, and Norway in the near future, Apple CEO Tim Cook said this afternoon during Apple’s earnings call covering the second fiscal quarter of 2018.
Cook did not provide specific information on a potential launch date, beyond the announcement that it would be coming „in the next several months.“
Cook said that Apple Pay continues to see strong growth, with the service setting a new all-time quarterly revenue record.
Apple Pay activations have doubled year over year, and total Apple Pay transactions have tripled. With launches for transportation services in countries like Japan, Apple Pay [...]