New extension in Europe Apple Pay the payment service launched by Cupertino a few years ago. From today, users in Spain can take advantage of their iPhone and Apple Watch to make purchases within the country, thanks to agreements between Apple and some local banks. The Iberian Peninsula is the thirteenth nation ready to take advantage of innovation targata bitten apple, while for Italy not hear news about a possible launch.
The availability of Apple Pay in Spain was made possible thanks to a partnership between Amex and Banco de Santander, to which is added the full compatibility of the two most widespread prepaid cards, those distributed by Carrefour and Ticket Restaurant. Pay by Apple, users can make purchases in shops, simply paying via their iPhone, using the security of NFC as well as Touch ID . Still, it should soon also be enabled compatibility with online purchases.
The Spanish harbor is an important milestone for the group of Cupertino, considered for some time the company is aiming at an ever faster expansion in Old Continent . Although the path is just beginning, considered to be only three European nations where Apple Pay is available, in recent months the Californian group has shown a marked acceleration in the spread, a fact that bodes well for the future evolution of the service.
In addition to Spain, today Apple Pay is available in the United States, in UK China, Australia, Canada, Switzerland, France Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore , Japan and New Zealand . As already mentioned, for months there are the most varied rumors for a release in Italy but, to date, has not reached any substantial information, nor a possible launch date. Regarded as the almost over Volga year, you will not see any tricolor movements before 2017.