Samsung announced that it’s mobile payment solution Samsung Pay is going to make its way to Brazil on July 19th, just in time before the Olympics kick off.
Brazil becomes the first country in South America to get Samsung’s mobile payment solution, and join the list of markets where the service is available.
“Samsung Pay reinforces the company’s focus to bring value to both consumers and partners by bringing innovative services to your smartphones,” said Thomas Ko, Vice President and Global Co-General Manager of Samsung Pay at Samsung Electronics. “We are always exploring creative technologies and use cases to provide consumers with an immersive and holistic mobile wallet experience.”
“We are extremely excited that Samsung Pay is now available in Brazil. As the first market in South America to roll out our mobile payment service, Brazil will pave the way for the region’s adoption of Samsung Pay,” said André Varga, Product Director of Samsung’s Mobile Devices Division in Brazil.
Samsung Pay is already available in a number of regions including South Korea, the United States, China, Spain, Singapore, Australia and Puerto Rico. The company didn’t mention which banks supports the service in the region, but it’s likely that all major banks are on board with the service.
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