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Mobile payment offerings from tech giants are increasing customers' choice

Friday 25 March 2016 | 16:09 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
After the launches of Apple Pay and Samsung Pay in a limited number of countries in the past year, the tech giants are expanding their offering to other countries as announced but are also seeing others joining the field. Android Pay from Google will launch in the UK in the next few months and Australia later in 2016, while Huawei has launched Huawei Pay in China.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alipay / Apple / EE / Google / Huawei China / LG / Samsung / Vodafone
Countries: China / United Kingdom / United States / World
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