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German Sparkasse savings bank to launch own mobile payment app in preference to Google partnership

Thursday 28 June 2018 | 11:10 CET | News
The German savings bank association Sparkasse said it will not participate as a partner for Google's mobile payment app Google Pay, as it is developing a mobile payment app of its own, reported Heise Online. Sparkasse said on Twitter that cooperating with Google is currently "not an option in Germany" and that it would soon release its own mobile payment app for the German market. Sparkasse said its app would allow customers to make digital payments using their Sparkasse EC-banking or credit cards with an NFC-equipped Android smartphone.

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