0
Wireless

Samsung to expand m-payment service to budget phones

Friday 18 September 2015 | 03:07 CET | News
Samsung Electronics plans to expand its Samsung Pay mobile payment system to budget smartphones, Yonhap news agency reports, citing Shin Jong-kyun, head of Samsung's mobile business. Officially launched in South Korea in August this year, the Samsung Pay service is currently available for high-end smartphone models released this year, including the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy Note 5.

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.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
::: add a comment

Add 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.


Related

Samsung brings Samsung Pay to the US

Published 28 Sep 2015 09:26 CET | United States
Samsung will be introducing its Samsung Pay mobile payment service in the US on 28 September, the Financial Times reported. The ...

Samsung Pay handles USD 30 mln in first month in Korea

Published 24 Sep 2015 08:28 CET | Korea, Republic of
Samsung Electronics reports its mobile payment service has processed transactions of over USD 30 million in the first month since ...

Android Pay steals a march on Samsung Pay

Published 11 Sep 2015 13:32 CET | United States
Google has launched Android Pay on 11 September, (just) beating rival service Samsung Pay, announced for 28 September. Both are ...

Samsung Pay service goes live with Woori Bank - report

Published 07 Sep 2015 14:40 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean financial services provider Woori Bank has started accepting Samsung's mobile payment service, Yonhap news agency ...

Samsung Pay off to a good start in South Korea

Published 04 Sep 2015 17:09 CET | Europe
Samsung's new payment service, Samsung Pay, has reportedly started very well with over 80,000 registrations in the first week of ...

Samsung partners Gemalto for launch of Samsung Pay in EU

Published 03 Sep 2015 08:52 CET | Europe
Gemalto joined forces with Samsung to accelerate the deployment of Samsung Pay through Gemalto's Allynis Trusted Service Hub ...