Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Visa Europe In Contact With Apple To Bring The New Payment System In Europe

We have seen that one of the innovations introduced by Apple and iPhone Watch 6/6 Plus is the new feature that Apple Pay allows you to use their devices as a true electronic wallet thanks to the inclusion of NFC technology. The service will be launched initially in the USA, but Visa Europe said it is working to bring the new system in Europe.
According to a press release issued by Visa Europe, the company is currently working with Apple and major shareholder banks to bring the new system Apple Pay also within the European market.

"Apple is a critical piece of the puzzle of mobile payments" - Steve Perry, Visa Europe

 Visa has confirmed today that it will support the consumer payments with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch. Financial institutions in the United States, and to follow in other markets, will be able to add debit cards and credit cards Visa to "Apple Pay" and enable its customers to make purchases in an easy and secure at the partner, both both in app stores.

"Visa Europe has led the implementation of NFC payments since 2007 year of the launch of the first contactless cards and terminals of the first. Today there are over 1.5 million Visa contactless terminals in shops throughout Europe - all ready to accept mobile payments. "" Apple's decision to enter the market reflects the amount of opportunity that exists today in the field of digital payments.
 His support will lead to awareness and use of contactless services around the world - we expect a "halo effect", which will benefit all stakeholders in the ecosystem of mobile payments. "
"We are working closely with Apple and with our member banks to bring this new service to the market in Europe." Concluded Perry.