Apple ‘working rapidly’ to launch Apple Pay in more countries in Asia and Europe

“Apple Pay may only be available in six countries right now, but the iPhone maker is keen to extend the footprint of the digital payment service worldwide,” Jon Russell reports for TechCrunch.

“That’s according to Jennifer Bailey, VP of Apple Pay, who spoke to TechCrunch this week as the service expanded its presence in Singapore, where it now supports five major banks that cover over 80 percent of cards, following an initial launch in April,” Russell reports. “Apple Pay is also live in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Australia and China, but there are plans to do a lot more.”

“‘We’re working rapidly in Asia and also in Europe, our goal is to have Apple Pay in every significant market Apple is in,’ Bailey told us,” Russell reports. “Apple recently announced plans to expand the payment service to Hong Kong but, that aside, it is unclear which markets will be next.”

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  1. It’s absolutely unbelievable that Apple Pay is not already in Hong Kong. That place has about the freest financial system in the world. Why the hold up???

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