Google is bringing together some of its payment services under a new brand called Google Pay. The service will simplify online payments and accelerate access to users’ payment information.
The new account-based ticketing system will also be extended to mobile payment modes, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, from the first quarter of next year under the Mastercard trial, the Land Transport Authority said on Monday, September 11.
Spain gets Android Pay, which will allow its customers to use their Visa and MasterCard debit or credit card with BBVA to conduct payments with their mobile phones.
The mobile payment platform will become available in Canada by the end of the month, following the launch of the service in Russia this week.
Samsung Pay becomes available for customers in the UK starting May 16, two years after the service was first introduced in 2015.
Android Pay users in the US will soon be able to make payments with their PayPal balances at thousands of new retailers, including Walgreens, Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway.
Android Pay is expanding its support in the United States, while South Korean electronics giant Samsung is preparing to launch its mobile payment platform in India.
Samsung may soon roll out its mobile payment system in Canada, according to a Twitter user who contacted a customer service rep with the company.
Google is reportedly developing an update to its Apple Pay application that will show users where the NFC antenna on their mobile phones is located.
Making attempts to expand payments globally, Apple Pay has run into technical challenges, low consumer take-up and resistance from banks.
With millions of users all over the world, the mobile payments technology is expected to significantly change and improve the way we pay for products and services.
Google is extending boundaries for its Android Pay that will be soon supported by the largest banks in the UK.