Apple Pay has officially gone live in Italy today, as earlier rumors had anticipated.
As the clock has already turned to Wednesday in the country, users are now able to add their credit and debit cards to the mobile payment platform and pay in-app, online, and in store using their Apple devices. In Italy, Apple Pay is supported by three banks: Boon, Carrefour Banca, and UniCredit. MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards are supported. Apple Pay has slowly been expanding to new countries around the globe. Earlier this year, the service came to Ireland and Taiwan, while the service has also continued to expand to new banks and credit unions in the United States. Apple Pay’s launch in Italy doesn’t necessarily come as a surprise. There have been numerous hints over recent months indicating the launch. For instance, in February, Apple Pay documentation went live in Italy.
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