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Apple Pay is tailor made for Japan with public transport ticketing

Friday 9 September 2016 | 16:25 CET | Author: Bart Garvelink | Background
Apple has announced the launch of Apple Pay in Japan. Apple has built FeliCa and Suica support into the new iPhone 7. From the launch in October, users will be able to pay in retail stores by tapping the phone to a contactless scanner. Support for the domestic FeliCa and Suica payment schemes is included. Apple will launch Apple Pay in Japan in association with leading banks and payment providers. It marks the first time that Apple offers deeply integrated support for ticketing in public transport.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Sony
Countries: Japan / World
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