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.
After several delays, LG successfully launches its mobile payment service in South Korea with plans to expand to other countries.
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.
Online payments giant is adding Venmo as a new payment option and is planning for more partnerships with companies across multiple sectors.
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.
LG must have solved the problems it encounted during testing in 2016 and is preparing to launch LG Pay in June.
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.
The bank estimates the growing number of mobile payments and becomes one of the first ones to offer all five mobile payment options.
Apple Pay continues its European expansion and Samsung delays the next launch of its mobile payment service.
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.
Tim Cook has revealed many future plans for Asia, intention to capitalize on artificial intelligence and desire to create a cashless society during a recent interview.