In March, Apple Pay appear in Canada




Apple Pay payment system is currently only available in the US, but in March it could earn in Canada. It is reported by 9to5Mac, citing informed sources.


Service Apple Pay, we recall, was introduced in September last year, and its official launch in the US market held in the second half of October. The system allows the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air and iPad mini 2 3 make payments in stores and online in a contactless manner – using technology Near Field Communication NFC.

According to a source, now the “apple”, the company is actively negotiating the launch of services with partners in Canada. Canadian Department of Apple Pay closely with a number of internal and external partners. In particular, the team enjoyed a successful experience of American colleagues.

Meanwhile, more and more banks and credit unions in the United States supports Apple Pay: at the moment they cover approximately 90% of the total volume of all transactions conducted on credit cards in the United States. In large retail chains Bloomingdale’s, Disney Store, Duane Reade and Walgreens customers can already use the system Apple Pay. Some popular applications, for example, HotelTonight, OpenTable, Target and Ticketmaster, also includes support for Apple Pay, allowing users to more easily make a safe purchase.

“Since the introduction of Apple Pay, we have received many rave reviews from users HotelTonight, – said Sam Schenk, head HotelTonight. – Our existing users happy to use Apple Pay, and among new users more and more people who come to us because of the ease and security approach to the payment which provides Apple Pay ».


Last month it was reported that Apple has begun the search for a team of employees Apple Pay, which will work in the UK. In the position description states that the availability of a new geography of the payment system is planned to expand to Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. Thus, it is possible that Apple Pay for the foreseeable future and will reach up to Russia.

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