It missed March, but Barclays has finally activated Apple Pay for its customers. The UK’s biggest bank flipped the switch on the service today. Wonder if this is the start of the death knell for it’s beleaguered “BPay” service?
Square’s new NFC reader is now available from Apple Stores. It’lltake regular magstripe cards as well as NFC solutions like wave to pay cards, android pay, and yes Apple pay.
MasterCard is going all out for the next few mondays to really promote Apple Pay. For the next few weeks Apple Pay and MasterCard customers can ride public transportation for free if they use Apple pay to ride. Called fare Mondays the MasterCard scheme asks the people pay for their tube, rail or bus journey using their MasterCard on Apple Pay.
HSBC has gone ahead and confirmed the launch on behalf of its smartphone-making partner, with tomorrow, July 14, the date to add to your diary.
Ahead of the purported 14th July launch for Apple pay in the Uk, customer of Santanders be began registering their cards for use with Apple Pay.