Apple seems to be aggressively expanding Apple Pay in Europe. After launching Apple Pay in Austria and teasing its imminent launch in the Netherlands, Monese — a European mobile banking service — has confirmed that Apple Pay will soon be available in 15+ European countries.
Apple Pay: Everything you need to know!
If you have been wanting to use Apple Pay to make purchases within the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music, and even iCloud purchases, the wait is over.
Despite the fact it isn’t quite the start of this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple has something to announce. And it just so happens to be one of the most oft-requested features for Apple Pay, and brings the company one step closer to offering a completely full-service digital wallet.
Apple Pay continues to expand, finding its way into new regions across the globe. Several different countries in Europe recently gained support for the mobile payment option. And now two new additional regions may get support as well.
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Following the launch of Apple Pay in Austria last month, Apple has now expanded Apple Pay to Iceland. Apple Pay is now available in a total of 34 countries worldwide.
The U.K. Government has started accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay for selected services. The gov.uk site is accepting mobile payments for four services as of now: Global Entry Service, Registered Traveller Service, Electronic Visa Waiver Service, and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Following the launch of Apple Pay in Austria, Apple is now working on expanding Apple Pay to the Netherlands. Dutch bank ING has teased Apple Pay support which hints at the imminent launch of the service.
Apple Pay is already available in a lot of places, but there is still plenty of room to expand. That includes with some popular apps like Ticketmaster, and at more sporting events across the U.S. (and globally, eventually). Sounds like Apple is addressing these openings soon.
Services are a major selling point for Apple these days. The company is relying on these recurring subscription models to help boost revenue on a regular basis. Luckily for the company it seems to be working.