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German savings banks push for access to payments on Apple devices

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Apple has not yet opened its NFC interface to other providers, and giro cards cannot be integrated for commercial payment over Apple Pay, which is only available to a restricted group of banks. Sparkasse said Apple needs to open up its interface, to help spread mobile payment services in Germany. Clients of the savings banks can pay since July already with Android smartphones. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Bitkom / Sparkasse
Countries: Germany
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