Apple has revealed that they will be launching their Apple Pay mobile payments service in more countries by the end of 2017. The news of these new countries was revealed in Apple’s earnings call.
Apple Pay is coming to Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the UAE by the end of the year. The company did not five any specific details on when their mobile payment service would launch in these countries.
The news was announced by Apple CFO Luca Maestri, he also revealed some more details about Apple Pay which you can see below.
Apple Pay is by far the number one NFC payment service on mobile devices with nearly 90% of all transactions globally. Momentum is strongest in international markets where the infrastructure for mobile payments has developed faster than in the US. In fact, three out of four Apple Pay transactions happen outside the US.
And with the launch of iOS 11 this fall, users in the US will be able to make and receive person-to-person payments quickly, easily, and securely.
As soon as we get some more information on exactly when Apple Pay will be launching in Sweden, Denmark, Finland and the UAE, we will let you guys know.
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