Apple Pay set to launch in China

Wednesday 17 February 2016 | 10:54 CET | News
The Apple Pay mobile payment system will be available in China from 18 February for customers of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, according to social media posts by the bank's representatives. Apple previously said the system would launch in China in early 2016, making it Apple Pay's fifth country. ICBC is China's biggest lender by assets. An Apple spokeswoman declined to comment on ICBC's posts, Reuters reports, but Apple's China website lists 19 Chinese lenders as official Apple Pay partners. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: China
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Alibaba's Ant Financial prepares for IPO - report

Published 18 Apr 2016 09:29 CET | China
Alibaba's Ant Financial is planning an initial public offering on Shanghai's main board in what could be China's highest IPO ...

FinTech will bring revolution and evolution

Published 04 Apr 2016 10:45 CET | World
The financial sector is on the verge of major change, Citi GPS (Global Perspectives & Solutions) writes in a market report. The ...

Apple Pay goes live in China

Published 26 Feb 2016 09:39 CET | China
Apple has launched its Apple Pay mobile payment system in China, in partnership with Chinese bankcard association UnionPay. ...

Apple Pay vanaf 18 februari in China - Reuters

Published 17 Feb 2016 09:31 CET | China
Apple lanceert zijn betaaldiensten op 18 februari in China, concludeert Reuters uit berichten via sociale media van een bank die ...

Apple Pay available in 2 mln retail locations

Published 05 Feb 2016 09:50 CET | United States
Apple said its mobile-payment service is used by over 2 million retail locations, with merchants such as Crate & Barrel, ...